AVIATION & BUSINESS LAW

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 areas of business aviation.

Aerlex was founded in 2005, but several of the attorneys who make up the Aerlex Law Group have previous experience in corporate and transactional affairs and have achieved international renown for their work on behalf of aviation industry clients over the past three decades. Stephen R. Hofer, the founder and president of Aerlex, and his colleagues Amanda Applegate, Brian Monkarsh, Doug Stuart, Vicky Boladian, Craig Weller, Sarah Northcraft Spann 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.

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FIFTH ANNUAL ENDEAVOR AWARDS HONOR CHARITABLE AVIATION AND AVIATORS

The fifth annual Endeavor Awards took place Saturday evening, May 12, under the wings of the space shuttle Endeavor at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The Endeavor...

Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Update

  EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR UPDATE: A NEW CALIFORNIA RULING FURTHER LIMITS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION   In 2015, Aerlex presented a two-part online...

Aircraft Upgrades Prior to Closing

Aircraft Upgrades Prior to Closing — Originally published in BusinessAir Magazine, April 2018, Volume 28, No. 4. For the past decade, the preowned aircraft market has been a...

Amanda Applegate to Speak at Embry-Riddle

Amanda Applegate, Partner at Aerlex Law Group, was invited to present as part of an Embry-Riddle Professional Education Course taking place on April 19, 2018 at Embry Riddle...