Aviation Law and Litigation

The FitzHunt aviation and aerospace team has an outstanding track record.

We have successfully defended aviation product manufacturers, airframe manufacturers, maintenance providers, airport service and security firms, fixed base operators, airlines, airports and other premises operators as well as component parts and suppliers in claims, NTSB and international investigations around the and lawsuits around the world. We also counsel and represent individual pilots and pilot organization in FAA and other administrative proceedings.

The firm also handles subrogation matters for aviation insurers. Many of our lawyers have engineering backgrounds, and are licensed pilots and Airframe and Powerplant mechanics, giving clients a winning edge in aerospace litigation.

In the aerospace universe, we’ve successfully represented clients with fuel and propulsion issues, deployment malfunctions, telemetry system anomalies, stabilization system patent licensing, and solar panel deterioration, to name just a few. We serve clients responsible for aerospace navigation systems, component parts, and unmanned space vehicle systems.

Risk management is an integral part of our client relationships, and we leverage our years of experience to head off losses before they occur, where possible. We stay abreast of emerging technology, such as the widespread use of drones. We help clients anticipate developments that may lead to claims and litigation. We know the law. We know the technology. We take cases to trial when necessary. At any stage of a potential or active dispute, our aviation and aerospace team can provide clients with gold-standard representation.