Text Box:  Thatcher A. Stone, Esq.
Text Box: Attorney & Counselor at Law

45 Rockefeller Plaza             thatcher@thatcher-stone-legal.com

Suite 2000                                                             Skype Me!

New York, New York 10111                    Resident in Virginia

Service: +1-212-332-2477                 Fax +1-646-873-7259





We handle commercial matters, litigation - including injury and discrimination  -  and financing matters. On behalf of clients all over the USA we are currently suing major US and international airlines for sexual assault by a fellow passenger, arrest and incarceration due to negligent advice about the carriage of weapons,  abandonment abroad in breach of a ticket contract, race discrimination, malicious prosecution and injuries aboard an aircraft. We are suing major commercial firms for breach of contract and fraud. We’re also suing insurance companies and large corporations. We have been successful in suing or settling cases for denied boarding, abandonment and mistreatment, physical injury, breach of contract and PTSD. If someone did something to you that injured you physically, financially or otherwise, call us and enjoy a free consultation. We have won cases in the U.S. Court of Appeals against major U.S. corporations and our founder enjoys an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest available. We have investigators and specialists who work with us that have top credentials. We focus on results. Why not call us? And check us out on Lawyers.com or Martindale.com. Our client rating is high.

We act for financial institutions, lessors and airlines financing aircraft, leasing aircraft and obtaining export credit guarantees from the supporters of newly manufactured aircraft. We  have been involved in the delivery of new aircraft, airline bankruptcy and repossession of aircraft from places all over the world. We are familiar with the treaties and conventions that most clients face, including Warsaw, Montreal, Rome and Chicago. We handle ICDR arbitrations and enforce judgments.

Personal Injury

Commercial Litigation

Aviation sales & purchases


Insurance Claims

DOT Regulations

EU Regulations


Free Consultation. Fixed Fee, Contingent Fee, whatever is legal

Thatcher A. Stone has more than 25 years of broad experience in the international aviation and cargo industry and has during this time been cited by the International Financial Law Review, Air Finance Journal, Legal Business and Euromoney as one of the world’s leading aviation lawyers.  Thatcher practices all over the country. His case enforcing passenger rights, Stone v. Continental Airlines (NY City Civil Court, 2005), was picked up by hundreds of newspapers around the globe, including the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, and earned him interviews on CNN, MSNBC, ABC Radio and Fox. In addition, he frequently teaches Aviation Law at the University of Virginia Law School. 




Thatcher A. Stone is Admitted Only in New York State and the United States District Courts in the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, other Courts and U.S. Courts of Appeal .

(Most airlines fly in and out of these two districts and so are generally amenable to suit in New York)

However, Thatcher frequently is admitted provisionally in other courts, including for example in California and the State of Washington.


Past Results Do Not Guarantee A Similar Outcome



This web site is for purposes of information and attorney advertising only, and does not constitute legal advice. Prior results do not
guarantee a similar outcome. Any responses to general emailed questions will not establish an attorney-client relationship with
Thatcher Stone. No attorney-client relationship exists without the execution of a retainer agreement. Further, we cannot warrant that all of the information in this web site is current or applicable to you.



Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome