233 S Wacker Dr. , 61st Fl.
Chicago , IL 60606
Mr. Banovetz is an attorney at Tressler LLP in Chicago. He contributed cases to IRMI’s Insurance Case Finder in 2014. He concentrates his practice in the areas of aviation, insurance coverage and general civil and commercial litigation, including construction, professional liability, tort litigation, and appellate work.
Mr. Banovetz's aviation work involves the representation of major aviation insurers in connection with aviation insurance coverage involving general aviation, commercial aviation, airport operations and the airline industry as well as coverage work involving drafting legal opinions, representation in insurance coverage litigation, representation in mediations, and policy drafting. In addition, he works in defense of pilots and aviation-related businesses in air crash litigation and other aviation-related litigation. He is regularly involved in aircraft accident investigations, tear-down inspections, and related aviation forensic and aviation mechanical work.
Mr. Banovetz's practice also involves the representation of major insurers of public entities nationwide in coverage matters, including the monitoring of underlying defense, handling mediations, and the representation of insurers in coverage litigation.
Mr. Banovetz represents insurers in connection with insurance coverage issues and insurance coverage litigation with emphasis on general liability coverage, including public entity coverage, advertising injury/personal injury, and construction defect issues. His insurance practice extends to the representation of insurers in coverage matters and coverage litigation involving all types of errors and omissions (E&O) claims made coverage with emphasis on lawyers E&O coverage.
Mr. Banovetz also works in defense of professionals, including architects, real estate agents, medical professionals, and lawyers. Additionally, he defends construction companies in connection with construction defects and contract disputes.
Mr. Banovetz holds an Airman Certificate as a Federal Aviation Administration-certified, instrument-rated pilot. He is a member of the International Society of Air Safety Investigators. He previously served as president of the Naperville Flying Club (NFC), which owns and operates five private aircraft. During his tenure with the NFC, he regularly worked on the aircraft maintenance team. He is a current, active pilot and private aircraft owner and served from 2007 to 2012 as Board president of Naper Aero (LL10), a private airport located in Naperville, Illinois.