Fort Myers, FL, November 06, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- On Friday, November 8, Litigation Expert Michael Corso will discuss the “Rise of the Drones” to faculty and members of the Industrial Advisory Council (IAC) at the Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AAE). Members of the IAC are leading players in the public and private aerospace industry, including NASA. The discussion will explore the current state of the laws and future legal needs of the aviation community now that unmanned aircraft systems are becoming widely used in commercial applications.
Corso has been Florida Bar Board Certification in Civil Trial Law for 30 years and serves as chair of Henderson Franklin’s Tort & Insurance Litigation division. He focuses his practice in matters involving product liability and the defense of non-medical professionals such as lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors. Corso frequently speaks throughout the United States on issues regarding the defense of non-medical professionals and law office risk management issues.
Corso has received much recognition throughout his legal career, including the 2011 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award by Purdue University, the Florida Defense Lawyers Association President’s Award, the Defense Research Institute's Exceptional Performance Citation, as well as being named to Florida Super Lawyers® and Florida Trend magazine's Legal Elite®. Corso is also AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Florida Engineering Society and past president of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association.
Prior to joining to Henderson Franklin 36 years ago, Corso was in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 1978, ending his military career as a Captain in the USAF JAG program. He received his undergraduate degree in AAE from Purdue University (B.S., 1971) and his law degree from Villanova University (J.D., 1974). Corso can be reached at 239-344-1170 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami. A full-service firm, Henderson Franklin has 60 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, commercial and civil litigation, immigration law, workers' compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and on Sanibel Island. For more information on Corso, visit www.henlaw.com.