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The Aerlex Law Group is a law firm based in Los Angeles, California, that advises business and corporate clients in the fields of corporate, tax, commercial, real estate, intellectual property and employment law. Aerlex also offers advice, advocacy and specialized expertise to clients in all phases of the business aviation community.

Aerlex was founded in 2005, but several of the attorneys who make up the Aerlex Law Group had previously constituted the corporate and transactional department of Bailey & Partners in Santa Monica and had achieved international renown for their work on behalf of aviation industry clients over more than a decade. Stephen R. Hofer, the founder and president of Aerlex, and his colleagues Amanda Applegate, Doug Stuart, Vicky Boladian, Craig Weller and Donald Johnson, along with Certification & Compliance Expert Robert A. “Bob” Frost, Transaction & Closing Specialist Kathy Boland and Paralegal Susan Orozco-Neu, have a combined total of well over 200 years of legal experience.

The Latest

Risks and Rewards of Fractional Shares

Risks and Rewards of Fractional Shares — Originally published in Business Aviation Advisor Magazine, May/June 2017 Among the many business aircraft travel options, fractional...

HOFER INTERVIEWED ON PRIVATIZATION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

  Stephen Hofer, President of the Aerlex Law Group, was interviewed about the pros and cons of air traffic control (ATC) privatization during the June 6th installment of...

Weighing Your Options When Your Aircraft Won’t Sell

Weighing Your Options When Your Aircraft Won’t Sell — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, April 2017, Volume 27, No. 4. Recently, I had a longtime client looking for...

Court of Appeals okays “hobby drones”

In a decision issued on Friday May 19, the U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned the FAA’s drone registration and operating rules as they apply to “model...