Protect your certificates and you livelihood. Get aviation-specific legal advice, consultation and representation from dedicated aviation counselors for the following matters:
We represent pilots (including sUAS), air carriers, mechanics, repair stations and others who are subject to FAA enforcement and administrative actions which might include reexaminations, suspensions, civil penalties, revocations, cease and desist orders, and more.
We counsel airport owners and users on Federal grant assurance issues, minimum standards, compatibility and use disputes, FBO agreements, hangar and tie-down agreements, property leases, and more.
We advise airmen on FAA medical certification issues involving denials, appeals, requests for reconsideration, special issuance, medical certificate applications, alcohol and drug testing, DUI reporting compliance, and more.
We assist aircraft buyers and sellers with contracts and related transactional matters, including title and escrow issues, sales and use taxes, entity formation, operating leases, choosing the appropriate aircraft operational structure and more.
We advise associations on corporate documents, state incorporation, tax status, and business operations.
We provide legal services and representation in a number of other areas such as DOT economic authority, U.S. Customs, TSA, SIDA badging, transportation of hazardous materials, aircraft certification, commercial operating certificates, and much more.
Our law firm consists of a talented team of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in aviation legal matters. In particular, our attorneys represent all types of FAA certificate holders in enforcement proceedings, including airline pilots, general aviation pilots, sUAS pilots, flight schools, airlines, corporate flight departments, and airport owners. We also represent airmen in FAA medical certification matters. We counsel persons purchasing and selling large and small aircraft. We guide aircraft and business owners entering into aircraft and airport lease agreements, and we consult with clients regarding airport and airspace access. In addition, we advise persons on aircraft registration and title matters, formation and operation of corporate ownership of aircraft, airworthiness issues, aviation insurance, federal and local tax implications of owning or using an aircraft, and a myriad of other aviation legal concerns.
On behalf of our corporate clients, the staff advises organizations on corporate governance, contract negotiations, federal and state law business compliance, and other company matters. Our staff is experienced in obtaining trademarks and copyrights for various titles, corporate signs and logos, and magazine publications.
Our firm has designed, developed, and administered several legal services plans for individuals and companies in the aviation industry. In addition, we serve as legal counsel to aviation membership organizations.
Our firm maintains convenient access to the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Transportation Security Administration, the Department of Justice, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. This allows members of the firm to stay in touch with the agencies that have the most impact on aviation and with the forums that could be used to review and remedy the agency actions. In addition, we are able to easily access the Congressional offices, allowing us to interact with the lawmakers who affect aviation policy. In addition to the representation provided to our clients, the legal staff of Yodice Associates lectures throughout the country on various aspects of aviation, including FAA enforcement, aviation insurance, liability, and aircraft sales, title, and escrow matters. The staff regularly authors articles for aviation publications and legal journals as well as published book materials.
The Yodice Associates legal staff includes pilots and flight instructors who have a personal passion for aviation. Your interests are our interests. Due to the make-up of our firm, we will provide you thoughtful and reasoned counsel with personal attention and care. We are attorneys and counselors you can count on.