An Experienced Commercial Lawyer Based in NYC
About Nicholas Fortuna
Commercial and corporate litigator Nicholas Fortuna balances his demanding career as the managing partner of a New York City law firm with professional development and recreational activities. Founder of Allyn & Fortuna LLP, he has a quarter century of experience practicing law. Over the course of his career, he has personally handled and/or overseen all components of litigation, and he has tried cases in both federal and state courts. Today, Nicholas Fortuna represents his clients in New York and New Jersey courts; before several U.S. district courts and the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals; and before administrative tribunals and regulatory agencies.
Over the years, Nicholas Fortuna has published articles and organized presentations on the various components of commercial and corporate law. In 2000, his article “Construction Law: Geotechnical Engineer’s Liability” appeared in the New York Law Journal. Since then, Mr. Fortuna has presented the lecture “Law Firm Practice and Development” before the New York County Lawyers’ Association and the talk “FAA Enforcement Proceedings” at a meeting of the New York City Bar Association.
During his free time, Nicholas Fortuna maintains a private pilot’s license and flies a Cessna 172. He also enjoys long-distance bicycling riding and likes taking his bike on scenic paths through the New York metro area, upstate New York, and New England.
Cessna 172 Skyhawk Features
Lawyer Nicholas Fortuna spends his spare time in air travel – some of it, flying the plane himself. A licensed pilot, Nicholas Fortuna flies a Cessna 172 Skyhawk along the East Coast to locations like Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk has been in existence for over half a century. Throughout its lifetime, more than 43,000 of the airplanes have been manufactured, with variations made to newer models to meet the demands of technology and consumers. A popular plane among flight schools and pilot hobbyists, the Cessna 172 Skyhawk remains a leading choice as a personal aircraft.
The latest Cessna 172 Skyhawk model features a maximum cruise speed of 124 knots and has a takeoff distance of 1,630 feet. The aircraft has a four-passenger maximum capacity and can hold up to 917 pounds. Its large cabin doors ease the loading and unloading process. Additionally, the plane offers comfortable travel, with contoured seats covered in quality leather, advanced soundproofing, and satellite radio. Other benefits include a Garmin 1000 Avionics Package for optimal flight safety and navigation.