Wiley Rein LLP


Wiley Rein attorneys act as special aviation counsel to support mergers and acquisitions that include aircraft assets and regulated aviation operations. This includes:

  • Assisting in the due diligence process, reviewing documents, and participating in briefings.
  • Analyzing potential foreign ownership issues and strategizing and implementing solutions.
  • Assisting in documenting the deal, focusing on aircraft regulatory and tax matters.
  • Assisting with post-closing matters and transitioning to the new owner.
  • Interfacing with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) personnel as necessary.
  • Preparing and submitting relevant filings.
  • Providing counsel regarding related issues, such as asset securitization.