EXPERIENCE

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
Rampart Aviation
Industry Roll-up
Architected and executed industry “roll up” involving stock and asset purchase transactions of multiple entities, twenty-one aircraft, and consolidation of FAA certifications.
Blue Light
Business Acquisition
Led buy-side acquisition of privately held software company.
Solidyn Solutions
Business Divestiture
Led sell-side transaction of privately held aerospace and defense contractor.
Northeast Aviation
Business Merger
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.
Confidential Clients
Aircraft Purchases / Sales
Advised private company on purchase and financing of Bombardier Challenger 350 as well as trade-in of previous aircraft.
Falcon Air
Aircraft Fleet Acquisition
Led negotiation and acquisition of fleet of Falcon 20's.
SkyRunner
Aircraft Certification
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.
RMB Products
Government Contracting
Represented U.S. commercial and military aerospace component manufacturer in its contract negotiations with large French aerospace prime contractor.
Confidential Client
Bid Protest
Represented incumbent in protest of $180M classified government contract.
Silent Falcon
ITAR Compliance
Represented UAS company in their ITAR and EAR compliance and international transactions.
R. Kern Engineering and Manufacturing
EAR Compliance
Represented component manufacturer in their EAR compliance and international transactions. 
NEK Advanced Securities Group
FCPA Compliance
Advised SOCOM defense contractor on FCPA issues on the engagement of overseas sales representatives, consultants, distributors/resellers and logistics services providers.
Lakonian International
Risk Management
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.