Stephen Coxhead Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Transport 2024

Fowler White is pleased to announce that Managing Shareholder Stephen F. Coxhead was recognized as a Global Leader in Who’s Who Legal (WWL): Transport 2024 for Aviation Contentious.

WWL: Transport, now part of Lexology, is a one-stop report on the most prominent aviation and shipping lawyers across the world. Lawyers featured in this guide are recognized as the leading global practitioners for their work on a range of high-profile regulatory, finance and contentious matters across the aviation and shipping sectors.

Coxhead, a member of the Firm’s Management Committee and a Shareholder in Aviation and Products Liability Practice Groups, brings his broad experience as a litigator practicing in the defense of manufacturers in products liability and complex commercial matters. He represents manufacturers of aircraft, airframes and component parts in cases arising from crashes throughout the world involving general aviation and commercial aircraft.

His experience in products liability matters also includes the representation of heavy equipment manufacturers in litigation involving aerial lift devices, cranes and woodchippers. Coxhead’s knowledge of how such equipment is built and operated – combined with his understanding of available legal defenses – has translated into favorable outcomes for his clients at summary judgment and trial. He also is experienced in litigating contractual disputes and administrative matters on behalf of corporations and clients arising from high exposure commercial disputes. He approaches each matter with an inclusive and results oriented focus and is known for “outside the box” thinking that leads to efficient and effective resolution of complex matters.


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