Mark Pottinger

Biography

Mark graduated from the University Of Kansas in 1984 with a Bachelor Of Science. After a stint with a business turn-around consulting firm, Mark attended the University of Colorado School Of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 1988. Flying lessons came soon thereafter, with Mark eventually earning a private pilot certificate and an instrument rating. Mark has accumulated most of his flight hours in
various high-performance singles, using his pilot privileges for business and pleasure, including volunteer medical transport through Angel Flight.

Professionally, Mark worked for a Federal trial judge right out of law school, followed by associate and partner positions in specialist litigation firms. From 2003 to 2013, Mark was a partner in a Denver-based law firm specializing in aviation litigation, particularly cases involving accidents. During this time, Mark became interested in and studied aviation accident investigation and reconstruction. In 2013, Mark started his own consulting firm specializing in accident investigations and reconstructions. Mark develops trial exhibits for parties involved in complex aviation litigation. Mark also consults with clients who are or expect to be parties to litigation due to aircraft accidents or aviation activities.

Mark is an Aircraft Accident Investigation course graduate at the USC Viterbi School Of Engineering and an Affiliate Member of the International Society Of Air Safety Investigators (ISASI).