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Our aerospace & defense group acts for businesses throughout the aerospace & defense sector on a global basis, approaching each client’s situation from the perspective of balancing legal and commercial objectives. We regularly represent aircraft manufacturers, MROs, defense contractors, manufacturers of firearms and related systems, manufacturers of armored vehicles, manufacturers of uniforms and other protective gear, as well as investors in the aerospace & defense sector.

To best assist our clients across a range of issues, our multi-disciplinary and international team pulls together its experience from a variety of the firm’s offices and practice areas including M&A, corporate, commercial contracts, international growth strategies, litigation, internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, regulatory compliance, financial restructuring, government relations, strategic communications, labor, intellectual property, tax, environmental, and public finance.

Our M&A and distressed M&A teams are equipped to respond to a broad spectrum of transactions emanating from the increasing trend in acquisitions and consolidations resulting from the reduction in U.S. defense spending. On the regulatory and litigation front our team is at the forefront of issues facing the aerospace and defense industry and is well versed to advise on all manner of proactive and reactive FCPA and other regulatory enforcement issues, and is equipped to handle the most sensitive and complex cybersecurity matters that are crucial to U.S. infrastructure and have come under increasing focus by regulatory authorities. These attorneys include, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, former Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and former enforcement attorneys with the Securities and Exchange Commission.