Shackelford Bowen McKinley & Norton
Shackelford Bowen McKinley & Norton, LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Texas, Tennessee and Louisiana, has an internationally-recognized aviation law practice composed of attorneys with a deep well of aviation industry and aviation law experience. Our clients include, for example, fortune 50 companies operating large internal flight departments; high-net worth aircraft owners and operators; aircraft charter and management companies and fixed-base operators; aircraft leasing companies; pilots; air agency certificate holders; and aviation equipment manufacturers, among others.
We help our clients with the purchase, sale, operations, leasing, management and financing of their aircraft and aircraft-related businesses. We assess all of the applicable regulatory, tax and risk management issues that apply to their operations, working with them to make sure they fully understand the range of options they have so that they can best meet their individual goals while complying with those requirements. We also assist clients in resolving disputes through negotiation, settlement, mediation and, when necessary, arbitration or litigation. We have represented clients in aviation related disputes including contract and business disputes, property tax appeals, lienholder remedies, and property/casualty losses, as well as the representation of pilots, mechanics, air carriers and commercial operators before the FAA and NTSB.