Vincent C. Lesch | Associate

vlesch@kreindler.com 212.973.3482

Overview

Vincent Lesch works on a variety of state and federal personal injury, wrongful death and complex products liability matters with a focus on seeking justice for those injured or killed in major aviation accidents. Vince has played an active role in numerous commercial airline, military and general aviation cases, including the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the fatal 2018 Helicopter Crash in New York’s East River and Southwest Airlines Flight 1380. He is currently working on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 litigation. 

Vince is an active member of several professional groups, including the International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association (IATSBA) in which he serves as Membership Director and Vice President for the Eastern Region. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, in which he participates in the Aviation Section, as well as the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). 

Following law school, Vince spent a year as the law clerk to the Honorable John J. Langan, Jr., J.S.C., in New Jersey Superior Court, Law Division, Civil Part before he joined Kreindler in September 2015. He graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in 2014 where he was Online Managing Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Vince participated in Fordham Law’s Consumer Litigation Clinic representing consumers in federal, state and local courts against questionable lenders, debt collectors and merchants. Vince graduated with honors from Boston College in 2011 earning a B.A. in political science and economics.

Vincent In the media

Vince Lesch co-writes article for ABA's Practice Points titled "Your 2016 Update on Drone Regulation and Litigation"

The essay, co-written with Erika Maurice, outlines the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) first comprehensive series of regulations governing the commercial operation of small unmanned aircraft systems, often referred to as “sUAS” or more commonly as “drones.”

Awards & Events
Education
  • Fordham University School of Law. New York, NY, J.D. – 2014
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, B.A. – 2011, Major: Political Science, Economics
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
Honors & Awards
  • ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Leadership Academy 2021-22
  • Fordham Urban Law Journal Alumni Association, President
  • IATSBA, Membership Director and Eastern Region Vice President
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice