Aerlex Law Group

Aviation & Business Litigation Services

This is the third in an occasional series highlighting the firm’s practice areas

The attorneys of the Aerlex Law Group have decades of experience in handling aviation and business litigation. Indeed, Aerlex originally grew out of an aircraft insurance defense practice that began more than 20 years ago.

Unique & Specialized Knowledge

Aerlex attorneys have a unique and specialized knowledge of the aviation industry that helps them successfully litigate complex aviation cases, including the representation of aircraft owners, aircraft operating companies, insurers, fixed base operators (FBOs), aircraft and component part manufacturers, and Part 121, 135 and 145 certificate holders. The firm’s litigation department has considerable experience in the repossession of aircraft on behalf of lenders, and the enforcement of aircraft liens on behalf of repair stations and FBOs.

Years of Experience

Aerlex attorneys also have many years of experience in representing pilots, mechanics and aviation businesses in administrative enforcement proceedings before the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board and the U.S. Department of Transportation. In fact, one of Aerlex’s attorneys was at one time responsible for defending all FAA enforcement cases brought against the pilots and mechanics of a major U.S. airline.

Broad Range of Litigation Services

Our litigation practice has broadened over the years. Today, in addition to aviation-specific litigation, Aerlex’s attorneys represent clients in an array of complex litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout California, as well as in proceedings before governmental agencies and in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration and mediation. Aerlex provides cost-effective legal services in business and commercial disputes, real estate litigation, construction litigation and insurance-related matters, including coverage issues and liability defense. Aerlex’s attorneys also handle a variety of employment matters, including the defense of discrimination and wrongful termination claims, both in courts and state and federal administrative agencies.

Alternatives to Litigation

Our years of experience also help us to fulfill the critical role of wise counselor. There are times when filing or defending a lawsuit may be the only way to vindicate one’s rights, but there are also occasions when litigation is not the most advantageous route to favorable or speedy resolution of a dispute. We pride ourselves on our ability to evaluate a client’s problem on its merits, applying our knowledge of the law to the facts of a given situation. Aerlex attorneys consider all of the circumstances that have culminated in a controversy and offer clients experienced and honest assessments as to whether litigation is the appropriate mechanism for resolving their dilemma.

Putting Clients First

Whether it’s skillful advocacy in the courtroom, strategic planning for complex settlement negotiations, or managing of a repossession on the runway, the attorneys of the Aerlex Law Group are ready to support their clients in times of dispute and confrontation.

Take advantage of Aerlex’s comprehensive services for your next aircraft transaction. See our website at or contact us from anywhere in the nation at 877-238-5398.

Coming Up Next in This Series: Tax Services

Please note that Aerlex email articles are meant to draw attention to important legal and tax issues in business aviation. They are not intended to be construed as legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. Readers are urged to consult an attorney or other advisor concerning specific facts or circumstances.

Aerlex Law Group provides a wide range of services to all sectors of the aviation industry, representing the needs of business and corporate aviation, manufacturers, airlines, and airports. Aerlex attorneys provide expert assistance with whole aircraft purchases and sales, leasing, financing and management, fractional jet ownership, regulatory issues, and tax, corporate, real estate, employment and litigation issues.

For more information regarding the Aerlex Law Group, see our website at or contact us from anywhere in the nation at 877-237-5398.

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