The litigation support services offered by Lanier Media leverage the skills and experience of its founder, Guy R. Maher. His specialties include General Aviation airplane and helicopter accident analysis and human factors, airport and heliport operations and safety, aircraft sales, valuation, management, and training. He is frequently called upon as an expert witness and for expert testimony.
Expert Testimony - Expert Witness
As a pilot, Guy R. Maher is dual-rated, holding an airline transport pilot certificate for helicopters and a commercial pilot certificate for airplanes and gliders. He has logged nearly 17,000 hours combined in over 140 different civilian General Aviation aircraft. As a certified flight instructor, Mr. Maher is qualified to teach single and multi-engine airplane, helicopter, and instruments.
His flying experience includes: 24 years as a Helicopter EMS pilot; Providing contract single and multi-engine airplane, and helicopter pilot-in-command and instructor-pilot services to corporate and personal aircraft owning clients; Sales, marketing, training, and management positions with a number of airframe manufacturers; Over 40 years of General Aviation sales, type-specific training, and operational experience. Owner/operator of over 30 aircraft since 1974 including single and twin-engine airplanes, and three helicopters. Present aircraft is a twin-engine Cessna 310.
Mr. Maher is an FAA FAASTeam member as well as an experienced Lecturer/Platform Instructor. He often speaks on subjects such as aircraft performance, safety, operations, airplane and helicopter sales and ownership, and human factors to aviation industry trade groups, organizations, and associations during their local, national, and international conventions and meetings, and FAA seminars.
The skill and experience of Guy R. Maher means that he has the necessary credentials to serve as an expert witness. Additionally, his over 37 year background as an award-winning aviation photo journalist, and as both a flight and platform instructor, means he has the communication skills to convey the necessary points in an easy to understand manner to clients, panels, and judges.
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What Clients Are Saying
I truly appreciate the wealth of knowledge and practical experience you provided, as well as your professionalism, responsiveness and attention to detail. It was an absolute pleasure to work with you. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking for an aviation expert and you can be certain I will give you a call the next time I need such expertise. - Robert L. Klawetter, Attorney at Law
“Mr. Maher was most professional and helpful in his capacity as an expert witness. Not only was Mr. Maher conscientious and professional, his assistance was invaluable and testimony was most helpful. My client prevailed and Mr. Maher was most helpful in achieving that result. I can recommend Mr. Maher as an excellent expert witness in matters involving the field of aviation.” - James M. Kimzey, Attorney at Law