Jenner & Block


Representative engagements prior to joining Jenner & Block:

  • Served as primary aviation regulatory outside counsel for major passenger and cargo airlines, and aviation industry trade associations, in a broad range of matters, including compliance and enforcement, operations, maintenance, and competition.
  • Provided legal counsel to leaders of complex operating organizations:
    • Senior legal advisor to the Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration.
    • Senior officer responsible for all divisions of the Office of The Judge Advocate General, providing legal support to the Chief of Staff, Army and the Army staff.
    • Senior legal advisor to coalition military forces during the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
    • Senior legal advisor to the U.S. military counter-terrorism force.
  • Represented the U.S. government in numerous commissions, investigations, courts-martial, and administrative and appellate actions. In the area of aviation, concluded the two largest aviation safety enforcement civil penalty cases in history.
  • Advised airport and airline clients on FAA grant assurances, including Part 16 actions, disputes over aeronautical uses of land, and rates and charges.
  • Advised major logistics companies and manufacturers on civil UAS operations.
  • Served as deputy designed agency ethics official for the U.S. Department of Transportation and principal ethics advisor for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).