- Aviation, Co-Chair
- J.D., St. John's University School of Law
- B.S., American University
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia Bar
- New York Bar
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Edward P. FabermanPARTNER
Mr. Faberman represents aviation clients on a variety of business, legislative and regulatory issues before the U.S. Departments of Transportation (DOT), Justice (DOJ), State (DOS) and Homeland Security (DHS)/Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Congress. He focuses on expanding opportunities for carriers, airport authorities and communities.
Chambers USA ranks Mr. Faberman as one of the country’s “Leading Lawyers,” noting that clients praised him as “a talented lawyer” (2012) who is “exceptionally well versed in just about every area related to airline competition, regulation and dealing with the FAA and TSA” (2011). Clients have told Chambers Mr. Faberman is “responsive, insightful, smart and tough with a big personality” (2011), and that “he gets five out of five - he's very good on policy work” (2012).
- Counsels clients, including low-fare airlines, startup carriers, charter operators, airports, news helicopter operators and companies involved in aircraft manufacturing and repairs and airport security companies.
- Represents U.S. and foreign carriers, airports, on-line travel companies, manufacturers and other parties before FAA, DOT, DOS, DHS, TSA and the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO).
- Represents various parties before the DOJ on airport access, antitrust and merger issues.
- Works with media companies to obtain FAA approval of facilities and towers near airports.
- Works with news helicopter companies and radio stations on operations in restricted airspace and to cover certain events.
- Testifies before congressional committees.
- Assists communities in obtaining federal funds to support new airline service, for airport projects and to increase customs service staffing.
- Represents various parties before the Administration and Congress on pending legislation, hearings and investigations.
- Obtained regulatory and legislative changes that allowed carriers to initiate operations, expand operations and to review airline consolidation.
- Deputy Chief Counsel and Assistant Chief Counsel, Regulation and Enforcement, Federal Aviation Administration (1970-1988).
- Assistant General Counsel and Vice President of Government Affairs, American Airlines (1988-1996).
- Board of Governors, Aero Club of Washington (2011-2014). The Aero Club is the DC-area's leading forum for aerospace issues. Since 1909, the Aero Club has followed its founding mission of fostering and promoting interest in the principles and development of aviation and aeronautics.
- Executive Director, Air Carrier Association of America (ACAA).
- Airport Council International (ACI).
- American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
- Board Member, American University Alumni Association.
- Various FAA Review Groups including safety forum.
HONORS & AWARDS
- Listed by Chambers USA as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory (2011-2012).
- Honored with the Transportation Security Administration Partnership Award on behalf of low fare airlines for supporting enhanced security and customer service (2003).
- Recipient of Presidential Award from President Reagan for managing the restructuring of the air traffic control system, airline restructuring and airport growth during the early 1980s.
- Received award from Federal Aviation Administration Administrator for investigating the American Airlines DC-10 accident (1979).
- Recipient of the Ford's Theatre Society Lincoln Medal (1995).