Feb 13, 2019

Drone Law

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP has established a comprehensive practice to address various legal and commercial issues facing the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry (drone law). The United States is home to complicated airspace. With some of the world’s busiest airports, U.S. aviation includes commercial airliners, logistics and cargo aircraft, private aircraft and emergency responders. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), more widely known as “drones,” have officially entered the scene and U.S. regulators, companies, and individuals are working to seamlessly integrate UAS into this airspace. As a complement to its historical Global Transport Practice, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP established… Read more

Jul 19, 2012

Global Transport Practice

Air Transport

The Global Transport (Aviation) Practice of Smith Gambrell commenced in 1927 with its representation of the predecessor to Eastern Airlines and began to prosper alongside the ascent of Eastern Airlines. For over 60 years, Smith Gambrell served as Eastern’s general external legal counsel and represented the airline in virtually all aspects of its business until its sale to Texas Air in 1989. During the years since its inception, Smith Gambrell’s Global Transport Industry Group has greatly broadened its industry representation to include other airlines, finance, and operating lessors, financiers, aviation equipment owners, managers and investors, aviation joint ventures and joint… Read more