Aviation

Overview

The firm’s aviation practice area includes products liability and negligence matters involving general aviation and commercial aircraft manufacturers, aircraft component manufacturers and aviation insurers.

The section handles actions for and against aircraft operators and manufacturers. In addition to trying casualty lawsuits successfully in both state and federal court, in Louisiana and out-of-state, we represent aviation interests in commercial actions. Our attorneys guide clients through aviation related sales, leases, secured transactions, matters involving the FAA, and issues with other regulatory agencies.

This practice group, which includes attorneys who are licensed pilots, has:

  • Defended major helicopter manufacturers for more than 20 years in both accident cases, onshore and offshore, and commercial disputes.
  • Represented components manufacturers in aviation casualties.
  • Drafted and negotiated fixed wing and helicopter transportation services agreements for a variety of aviation users such as major energy companies.