Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Aviation, Aerospace & Defense Team leverages its deep industry experience and global presence to advise on the issues that are centric to meeting the commercial and legal needs of the aviation, aerospace and defense sector. Consistent with the firm’s culture of forging long-lasting relationships, our multidisciplinary team is dedicated to knowing our clients’ businesses from the inside so we can deliver tailored legal solutions to an industry that is constantly evolving in response to technology, geopolitics, increasing regulatory pressures, competition and trends in military procurement.

The Aviation, Aerospace & Defense Team is designed to provide a coordinated response to meet the challenges, threats and trends of the sector. For more than 40 years, our Aviation Practice has played a major role in some of the most precedent-setting, high-stakes litigation and regulatory compliance issues that are unique to the aviation, aerospace and defense industry. Our Aerospace & Defense Team brings industry-specific knowledge and experience to the broad range of legal issues our clients face on a daily basis in the boardroom, at the negotiating table or in strategic planning sessions.

Our attorneys represent companies across the industry and the services their businesses require, including maintenance, repair and overhaul; (MROs); aircraft components manufacturers; manufacturers and servicers of avionics and other electronics; manufacturers, integrators and operators of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; providers of contractor logistics services; manufacturers of armored vehicles, armor systems and personal armor; providers of detection and security services; manufacturers and distributors of firearms, appurtenant systems and munitions; as well as private and financial investors in the industry.