Capabilities

Transportation

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer's Transportation practice comprises a deep bench of senior lawyers adept at guiding operators, commercial/investment banks, investors, regulators and governments, and other deal stakeholders through complex domestic, cross-border, and multijurisdictional matters. Our multidisciplinary team works seamlessly across the transportation industry, including aircraft (commercial, cargo, and corporate), freight rail, ports, toll roads/roadways, shipping, and related equipment.

Experience

Sonaca Group Agreement to Acquire LMI Aerospace Inc.
Advising this Belgium-based client active in the development, manufacturing, and assembly of advanced structures for civil, military, and space markets on its all-cash acquisition of St. Louis, Missouri-based LMI Aerospace Inc.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Dismissal of securities class action
Secured complete dismissal and victory when the Tenth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a securities class action complaint alleging clients made false and misleading statements that artificially inflated Spirit’s stock price.
Wheels Up Order placement
Represented this revolutionary new private aviation membership-based company in its placement of a nearly $1.4 billion order—believed to be largest general aviation propeller-driven aircraft order in history—with newly reorganized Beechcraft Corp., formerly Hawker Beechcraft.
Comair Inc. Structured debt financing
Assisted client in its structured debt financing of three new Boeing 737 800 aircraft.
Comair Limited Structured debt financing
Assisted client in its structured debt financing of three new Boeing 737 800 aircraft.

Recognition

The Legal 500 US
Transport: Aviation and Air Travel (2015-2017)
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