Gary L. Wilmot

WilmotEmphasis: Civil litigation, Maritime Law, including Jones Act, Healthcare Law, Aviation Law, including development of Risk Management Plans for corporate aviation departments, charter operations, flight schools, and FBOs, Airman Certificate Defense, Medical Certificate Defense, Accident Response Plans, Accident/Incident Litigation, Aircraft Purchase, Personal Injury Defense, Alcohol Beverage Control Law, ADA Claim Defense, and Business Litigation.

Education: Western State University, San Diego; Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego.

Professional Experience: Mr. Wilmot is a Founding Partner and has handled maritime and Jones Act cases involving vessels from around the world, including seaman personal injury, death on the high seas, jurisdiction, and choice of law issues.

Mr. Wilmot also has extensive experience in the development of aviation Risk Management Plans and Accident Response Plans and has assisted many operators in the areas of Airport Liability, Premises Liability, Hangarkeepers Liability, and Products Liability. Mr. Wilmot has a thorough understanding of FAA Regulations and has been involved in aircraft accident investigations as well as airmen and medical certificate appeals and hearings. In addition, Mr. Wilmot has worked with flight departments to assure they operate with adequate types of insurance coverage.

Along with maritime and aviation, Mr. Wilmot has been involved in the healthcare field negotiating professional service contracts for physicians and consulting for the merger and acquisition of medical practices and facilities. He has been a lecturer on the Americans with Disabilities Act and California Disabled Persons Act and has instructed Business Law at National University, San Diego.

Professional Associations: California Bar Association, San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, and is a past member of the Military Action Committee.

Admitted to Practice: State of California, United States District Court for the Southern, District, Central District, Eastern District, and Northern District.