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Our decades of experience with the region’s airports, commissions, fixed base operators and manufacturers keeps us up-to-date with the unique regulatory landscape of the aviation industry.
WLJ has a long history of protecting the business interests of our clients.
WLJ attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in government relations and regulatory law.
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From administrative and legislative issues to transactional matters and related litigation, WLJ’s team of aviation attorneys is well equipped to manage every facet of our clients’ legal challenges.View all attorneys
Charles T. Coleman
Little Rock, AR
Charlie was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, then attended college and law school at the University of Arkansas. He has been engaged in active trial practice for more than 40 years. He is active in the community, serving on the boards of multiple charitable organizations in the Little Rock and greater Central Arkansas email@example.com Learn more
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Eric grew up immersed in his family’s small business and began consulting for agribusinesses when he was 16. He started college early and also earned an M.B.A. He now enjoys working with businesses to solve issues, with or without firstname.lastname@example.org Learn more
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Kyle R. Wilson
Little Rock, AR
Kyle Wilson has a trial-oriented practice centered around insurance defense, products liability, major tractor-trailer accidents, intellectual property, premises liability, as well as bad faith, and fraud email@example.com Learn more
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Our attorneys have many years of experience in aviation related matters. Current clients include manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft parts, fixed base operators, professional and non-professional pilots and other companies with aviation interests. Recent engagements include work on regulatory, legislative, administrative and enforcement issues; business aircraft transactions; litigation matters related to bankruptcy, contracts, financing, customs and labor and employment; tax and license revocation; and suspension issues.
While our regulatory work focuses primarily on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), our business aviation practice encompasses the full range of transactional and regulatory issues affecting aircraft owners and operators. Our attorneys have advised clients regarding financing and acquiring aircraft registered overseas, developing fractional ownership programs, and acquiring or financing aircraft interests in such programs. We also assist aircraft owners with federal and state tax issues related to aircraft ownership and operation. In addition, we have represented pilots and others in FAA enforcement actions and NTSB appeals.