Jenner & Block’s Aviation and Aerospace practice assists companies with the services they need in an increasingly challenging, dynamic and global business and operating environment, including compliance and enforcement, antitrust and competition, environmental, government regulations, government contracts, government relations, investigations, bankruptcy, export controls, litigation and transactional issues that require support from legal counsel with a deep knowledge and understanding of the sector, as well as the political and market conditions that may affect their businesses.
Jenner & Block lawyers have decades of experience counseling clients in the aviation and aerospace industry, as well as related fields, providing strategic and pragmatic solutions to assist clients in mitigating risks and achieving their business objectives. Our clients include US and foreign air carriers, aerospace and defense companies, carrier and manufacturer associations, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) operators, and aircraft, engine, and component manufacturers, among others. Informed by the years of combined private sector, government and military experience of our lawyers, our multidisciplinary practice blends the experience of industry practitioners with our nationally recognized litigation and transactional talent throughout the firm to support clients on their global legal issues.
Our aviation regulatory lawyers work closely with the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to address a wide variety of issues facing the industry, including airport access, airline alliance and codesharing, business aviation, essential air service, certification and licensing, antitrust immunity, competition, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones), enforcement, flight operations, hazardous materials, safety regulation and route authority. We also represent clients before federal departments and agencies, including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Customs & Border Protection, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and the Department of Commerce, among others.