Rudolph V. Pino Jr. was the founding and senior partner of Pino & Associates, LLP, a law firm based in White Plains, New York for twenty-six years. The firm merged with Fitzpatrick & Hunt, Pagano Aubert, LLP on January 1, 2017. Mr. Pino counsels American and international clients on contractual and regulatory matters, and litigates (and arbitrates) product liability, aviation, space, and insurance coverage disputes both in the U.S. and abroad. He has authored numerous articles concerning litigation, aviation, product liability, general insurance coverage, and telecommunication satellite insurance coverage. He has also spoken at numerous international conferences and prepared course materials for a variety of organizations.
Mr. Pino has served as the Chairman of the Insurers’ 702 Forum Committee that coordinated six Boeing 702 satellite insurance claims totaling $1.5 billion. He also served as counsel to the Insurers’ Claim Coordinating Committee for claims of constructive total loss made by the operators of the XM Rock & Roll, Galaxy 11, PAS 1R, Atlantic Bird 1, Superbird 6, and O3b, telecommunication satellites. On behalf of 22 insurers, Mr. Pino arbitrated an action against a major satellite manufacturer, seeking to recover amounts paid in connection with the operator’s claim for total loss.
Mr. Pino’s memberships include New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York; the American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section; the New York State Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Defense Research Institute, Aviation Insurance Association and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.