Below is a small sample of representative transactions that we have handled.
Acted as outside general counsel to fully acrobatic, multi-engine Javelin jet program manufacturer (ATG), assisted with FAR Part 23 certification program, and worked directly with executive leadership and the board on all legal matters.
Aviation Technology Group (ATG)
Outside General Counsel
Architected and executed industry “roll up” involving stock and asset purchase transactions of multiple entities, twenty-one aircraft, and consolidation of FAA certifications.
Led buy-side acquisition of privately held software company.
Led sell-side transaction of privately held aerospace and defense contractor.
Merged certificated flight school into FAR Part 135 carrier and revised Ops Specs and operations manuals.
XTI Aircraft Company
Capital Raise & Outside GC
Advised fixed-wing vertical takeoff aircraft manufacturer on private equity securities offerings and assisted in preparation of confidential information memorandum and investor presentations.
Aircraft Purchases / Sales
Advised private company on purchase and financing of Bombardier Challenger 350 as well as trade-in of previous aircraft.
Aircraft Fleet Acquisition
Led negotiation and acquisition of fleet of Falcon 20's.
Counseled light-sport aircraft (LSA) manufacturer on certification and regulatory exemptions.
Numerous Commercial Clients
UAS Regulatory Compliance
Advised numerous commercial UAS companies on FAR Part 107 regulatory requirements.
Represented U.S. commercial and military aerospace component manufacturer in its contract negotiations with large French aerospace prime contractor.
Represented incumbent in protest of $180M classified government contract.
Represented UAS company in their ITAR and EAR compliance and international transactions.
R. Kern Engineering and Manufacturing
Represented component manufacturer in their EAR compliance and international transactions.
Advised SOCOM defense contractor on FCPA issues on the engagement of overseas sales representatives, consultants, distributors/resellers and logistics services providers.
Negotiate with Lloyd's of London to create first-ever maritime counter-piracy risk umbrella policy, then draft regulations adopted by Panama's Marine Dept. legalizing use of armed guards on vessels.