Jeffrey W Morof is a partner in the Chicago office of the international law firm Bryan Cave LLP. The firm's 1000 lawyers practise in various states throughout the US, the UK, the Middle East and Asia. The firm's lawyers have served as lead trial counsel in product liability actions in 48 of the 50 states of the US.
For the past 36 years, Mr Morof's practice has focused on aviation and aerospace product liability litigation and counseling. His clients have included The Boeing Company, McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Lloyd's of London, Precision Castparts, Honeywell, Smiths Aerospace, Texaco, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Guam International Airport Authority, Messier-Dowty, Senior plc and Magellan Aerospace. He was a member of the team that successfully defended McDonnell Douglas Corporation in an 18-month jury trial arising out of an aircraft accident near Detroit, Michigan.
Mr Morof has lectured and written articles on the courtroom use of computer animation as demonstrative evidence. He has also addressed the following organisations on aviation product liability litigation: the Risk Insurance Management Society; the World Aviation Congress and Exposition; Design Engineering Conference, the National Association of Manufacturers; and the Annual Meeting of the Aerospace Control and Guidance Systems Committee of the Society of Automotive Engineers. Mr Morof also served for six years as an instructor for the Douglas Aircraft Company's aircraft system engineer/manager certification programme.
Mr Morof is a 1979 graduate of the Washington University School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Urban Law Annual. He served for six years as an attorney settlement officer by appointment of the US District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles). Mr Morof is admitted to practise in California and Missouri.