Aviation Litigation

Cohen & Gresser’s Aviation Litigation group has extensive experience advising industry leading commercial and cargo airlines, aircraft-related service providers, financial institutions, private equity funds, aircraft lessors and mortgagees, and aerospace component manufacturers. We provide representation to a broad client base, advising on a range of aviation litigation issues including contract, joint venture, securities, antitrust, and intellectual property disputes. Our international team, which includes experienced trial attorneys, is well-equipped to handle the intricacies that arise in cross-border proceedings. With an outstanding record in aviation litigation and dispute resolution, our attorneys possess the industry knowledge and experience necessary to help clients successfully navigate even the most complex of issues.

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Litigation & Arbitration

Regularly represent a major U.S. airline in multiple civil litigation matters, including claims relating to a joint marketing agreement and multiple complex contract disputes involving aircraft leases.

Represented a major U.S. airline in contract dispute litigation in the Southern District of New York arising out of the airline’s lease of several Boeing 737 commercial aircrafts.

Represented a special purpose vehicle established in connection with the securitization of a portfolio of jet engines in disputes with noteholders and the indenture trustee.

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Antitrust & Regulation

Regularly serve as outside antitrust counsel to an association of helicopter manufacturers and other stakeholders in the industry.

Represented a cargo and passenger charter airline in advocating for legislative and regulatory priority, including preparing the company CEO’s congressional testimony.

Defended a U.S. airline in an antitrust class action brought by a group of travel agents alleging conspiracy to fix travel agent commissions.

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