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Aviation Attorneys

Worldwide Provider of Aviation Legal Services

Aviation is one of the most highly regulated industries in the world. In aviation law disputes, the stakes are always high, and the consequences can be enormous, resulting in substantial civil and/or criminal liabilities. If you need an aviation accident lawyer with extraordinary knowledge and experience in the field of aviation law, contact aviation attorney Michael L. Dworkin and Associates in San Francisco, CA.

Experienced, Recognized, and Reliable

We have 40 years of experience specializing in aviation law. Our founder and primary attorney, Michael Dworkin, is licensed to practice in both Washington, D.C., and California. Himself a pilot, he is a past President and currently Executive Vice President of the National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association.

We serve an international client base in a variety of aviation and related businesses, industries, and professions, among them:

  • Major and regional airlines, domestic and international
  • Air taxi and commercial operators
  • Aircraft and helicopter tour operators
  • Air ambulance operators
  • Aircraft and aviation-related manufacturers
  • Aircraft repair stations
  • Aviation insurance companies
  • Aircraft leasing companies
  • Aircraft owners and operators
  • FAA certificate holders and air agencies
  • Applicants for FAA and DOT certificates
  • Energy Providers

  • The law firm of Michael L. Dworkin and Associates has been recognized by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) as one of the top 100 aviation law firms in the world. In all our aviation law practice areas, we work closely with our clients to keep them informed and engaged at every step in their proceedings. We assist our clients with:

  • FAA, DOT, NTSB and DHS enforcement, administrative and regulatory matters: We represent clients before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in FAA and DOT investigations and certification proceedings, and in appeals before U.S. federal courts.

  • Aircraft incident/accident and products liability claims and litigation

  • Aviation business transactions and litigation: Our firm handles aircraft transactions and related business aviation dealings. With our comprehensive knowledge of the aviation industry, we are well-positioned to litigate any aviation-related legal issue.

  • Aircraft purchase, sale and taxation

  • Airport access, zoning and facilities

  • Commercial transactions and business litigation: We assist aviation and non-aviation clients with general business transactions and litigation.

  • Contact Our Aviation Attorneys

    If you need help from an experienced attorney who is well-versed in aviation law, please call or e-mail our law offices today.

    Michael L. Dworkin and Associates
    465 California Street, Suite 210
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    (877) 217-9214 phone
    (415) 421-2560 fax


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