Vedder Price

Transportation: Aviation: Finance Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Acclaimed group skilled in an array of aviation finance matters including single-investor operating leases, progress payment facilities and secured loans. Particularly noted for work with export credit agency-based financing transactions. Regularly represents aircraft operating lessors, manufacturers and financial institutions, as well as airlines and commercial banks.

Strengths Sources highlight the team's "excellent legal counsel, thoroughness and responsiveness."

Work highlights Advised Southwest Airlines on leasing 15 737-800 aircraft, from GECAS and SMBC, in a deal worth $900 million.

Notable practitioners

Adam Beringer is "a very good lawyer who thinks about things from our perspective and is very commercial," reports an interviewee. He advises on warehouse financings and portfolio securitizations, among other matters.

Geoffrey Kass has a "wonderful M&A practice" according to sources. He also handles matters such as structured financings.

Jeffrey Veber is a noted leader in the field of aviation, with expertise covering the full gamut of financing initiatives. He is a go-to practitioner for matters such asset-backed securitizations and blockbuster warehouse credit facility deals.

Ronald Scheinberg continues to be a preeminent figure in the field of aviation finance law. His impressive portfolio of clients include significant names in the investment banking sector, whom he advises on matters such as complex financings.