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Aerospace & Defense

Hodgson Russ has thorough industry knowledge and extensive experience representing companies operating in the aerospace and defense (A&D) sector. Our representation includes a comprehensive range of legal services, integrating our strengths in government regulatory and compliance issues, risk management, multijurisdictional litigation, and cross-border business capabilities. We advise A&D prime contractors and subcontractors; industry manufacturers and suppliers; and airlines, airports, and their related service providers. 

Our services to aerospace, defense, and government services clients include:

  • Strategic counseling and representation in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions
  • False Claims Act defense
  • Regulatory relations and compliance advice
  • Risk assessment and due diligence counseling and advice
  • Assistance in obtaining government approvals, including novations and consents in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and approvals for military export and export of specialized goods and services
  • Strategic counseling related to business development and joint ventures
  • Strategic counseling involving government procurement contracts and subcontracts
  • Negotiations related to distributorships, equipment loan and leasing, supply chain agreements, and vendor certifications
  • Review of agency and consultancy arrangements and counseling regarding related regulatory compliance
  • Representation in intellectual property and commercial disputes
  • Training to address regulatory compliance
  • Counsel, advice, and representation in matters related to labor and employment, taxation, real estate, environmental, and corporate law