Welcome! I am Kenneth Nankin, the author of The NV Flyer and a partner with Nankin & Verma PLLC (www.nankin.com), which is located in Rockville, Maryland. I have been representing airline clients since 1988 and am a member of the Bars of Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and New York.
The services I provide to our airline clients include the following:
- Defending against passenger injury, delay, baggage, breach of contract, boarding denial, refund, discrimination and Fair Credit Reporting Act claims
- Defending against cargo loss, damage and delay claims
- Pursuing injunctive and monetary claims against travel agencies and other travel sellers in matters involving abusive ticketing practices, unreported and underreported sales, unauthorized reservations and sales, refund and exchange fraud, frequent flyer mileage and award brokering and trademark infringement
- Pursuing and defending against contract claims involving vendors, leasing companies and freight forwarders
- Recovering aircraft hull damage repair costs and lost revenues arising from ground incidents
- Assisting with business matters, including preparing and negotiating leases and contracts with vendors
- Pursuing administrative expense and nondischargeability claims and defending against preference actions in bankruptcy cases
I also provide local counsel services in state and federal cases in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
My publications include the following:
Kenneth S. Nankin, The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Revenue Protection Weapon for Airlines, 10 Issues in Aviation Law and Policy 11 (Autumn 2010).
Kenneth S. Nankin, The Empire State’s New Passenger “Bill of Rights”: Gone in a New York Minute?, Issues in Aviation Law and Policy (CCH) ¶33,031 at 19,111 (Nov. 16, 2007).
I operated my own law office from 1997 until the formation of Nankin & Verma PLLC in 2000. From 1988 to 1997, I was an attorney with Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, LLP, a District of Columbia law firm. I graduated from Harvard Law School in 1988 and received my undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University in 1985.
Please contact me at (202) 463-4911 or firstname.lastname@example.org for copies of any of the court opinions or other materials discussed on this site.
Note: The information on this site is not legal advice. Please consult an attorney for advice regarding a specific situation.