Trustee, Brian Maye
Brian Maye is a partner with the law firm Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP. Brian represents aviation and aerospace manufacturers in product liability actions arising out of accidents involving commercial and general aviation aircraft. He also represents airlines in litigation involving wrongful death, personal injury, contractual claims and environmental claims. Additionally, Brian defends pilots, airlines and air transport companies in FAA Enforcement Actions. Brian also defends corporations with respect to discrimination lawsuits.
Prior to his current practice, Brian served as a criminal trial lawyer for the U.S. Navy JAGC. As a prosecutor, Brian successfully prosecuted over 300 cases, including dozens of jury trials to verdict as lead counsel. Brian also acted as general counsel to 50 Military Commands in 10 states, advising on ethical, criminal, regulatory, contractual and labor issues.
During his tenure with the Navy, Brian was assigned as a Special Prosecutor for the U.S. Central Command in Baghdad, Iraq, successfully prosecuting over 100 insurgents for attacks against Coalition Forces. Brian also collaborated with the U.S. Department of Justice and Iraqi judges in developing an Iraqi Federal Court with national jurisdiction over government corruption, terrorism, white collar crime and crimes against the Iraqi government.
From 1997-1999, Brian served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nikolaev, Ukraine. Brian served as a Board Member for Mount Prospect School District 57 from 2017-2021, and he also served on the Board of Governors for the Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) from 2018-2021.