Commercial Aviation

Represent clients buying or selling new or used commercial aircraft or engines individually or in portfolio transactions around the world

Advise on secured debt and back-leveraged financings, mezzanine debt financings and intercreditor arrangements

Structure, draft, negotiate and consummate operating leases, finance leases, sale-leaseback transactions and lease novations

Review and advise on maintenance and supply contracts and consignment agreements

Counsel on restructurings, delinquencies and repossessions

Assist with pre-litigation resolution of domestic and international conflicts in matters including breach of contract, maintenance, return conditions and insurance

Prepare and negotiate letters of intent and non-disclosure agreements

Business Aviation

Represent clients who are buying, selling and/or financing business jet aircraft (including full, joint or fractional ownership)

Advise business jet owners on aviation contracts including power by the hour and other maintenance contracts, corporate aircraft lease agreements, hangar leases and management contracts

Counsel aircraft owners on Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation compliance issues, including Part 135 commercial operations and Part 91 private flights

Assist business jet owners with FAA registration issues, including use of owner trusts for enhanced privacy

On-Demand General Counsel Services

Provide general corporate counseling to companies and boards of directors

Manage corporate governance and compliance issues

Draft and negotiate contracts (including vendor, employment and leases)

Advise on risk management strategies

Assist with due diligence and provide transaction support for mergers and acquisitions

Handle corporate finance transactions, including revolving credit facilities