We have an outstanding history of providing a full range of legal services to meet the dynamic needs of aviation and other transportation industry clients. We combine transportation and government expertise with current business practices to offer experienced advice and representation to the transportation sector.
Our attorneys have worked with aviation clients, transit authorities, roadway agencies and ground transportation providers to meet their legal needs for development and expansion, regulatory compliance, leasing and contracting, security measures, finance issues and governmental functions. We understand the operational needs and business objectives of our transportation clients and the complex regulatory environment in which they operate. We are dedicated to providing quality legal services that efficiently achieve our clients’ goals.
We provide legal support for airport, transit and roadway development activities. We administer construction contracting for project delivery methods, and we help with AIA forms, professional services contracting, bid protests, contractor claims and disputes, dispute resolution processes, construction litigation, procurement, contracting to acquire technological systems, OCIP programs, LEED compliance issues, land use and airspace issues and associated community impacts.
Our services include support for regulatory issues affecting development, such as DBE requirements in construction contracting, state and federal Relocation Act requirements and property acquisition issues involving condemnation and land use.
Our extensive aviation services include advice and representation for a spectrum of federal and local issues. We have experience with airport regulatory requirements, such as proprietors’ rights; federal grant assurance requirements, including revenue diversion and exclusive rights; minority participation programs, such as DBE and ACDBE requirements; minimum standards for aeronautical activities; aviation security and police measures; grant and passenger facility charge issues; Part 16 issues; and local governance and regulatory matters. Our work includes federal, state and local lobbying efforts.
We provide legal support for negotiating airport use and lease agreements, concession contracts for airport concessions, management agreements for parking and other facilities, ground leases, tenant development lease agreements, third-party development agreements, FBO agreements, office space leases, technology agreements, licenses and permits for airport services and activities, and intergovernmental agreements supporting airports.
Our services also support an airport’s commercial business needs, including tenant evictions, commercial disputes and litigation, impounding tenant aircraft and tenant bankruptcy support.
Our services range from working with commercial ground-transportation providers to structuring regulatory issues, resolving compliance questions, addressing criminal history background checks, to resolving service disputes. We also have experience navigating state and federal regulatory requirements that affect transportation.