RumbergerKirk Elects Three New Partners
RumbergerKirk has elected three new partners to the firm including...
Abigail Roberts practices in the areas of aviation law, drone law, appeals and construction defect litigation. She represents airlines in matters including the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions, simple negligence claims, security issues, as well as catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. Abby played a large role in the successful defense of the American Airlines Flight 331 crash in Kingston, Jamaica in December 2009.
She is dedicated to serving individual, corporate and government clients in all aspects of drone law and litigation including assistance with obtaining airspace and operational waivers under Part 107, obtaining Public Certificates of Authorization or Waiver (Public COAs), policies and procedures for drone programs, and regulatory compliance. Abigail monitors the latest developments in the drone law industry, and is published frequently regarding the legal considerations in the various aspects of this exciting market.
With regard to her construction practice, Abby handles a wide variety of construction-related matters, representing general contractors and design professionals in complex contract-based multi-million dollar construction defect disputes. Abby is also experienced in contract review and dispute resolution.
As a result of her work on the Flight 331 litigation, Abigail is a member of the team selected as a finalist for the Daily Business Review’s “Most Effective Lawyers” for 2014 for the aviation law category.
Aviation Law Committee
University of Miami School of Law — J.D., cum laude, 2007
Purdue University — B.A., Telecommunications, with highest distinction, 2003