Jenner & Block forms aviation, aerospace practice group

Jenner & Block has launched a new Aviation and Aerospace practice group; three global industry professionals, Thomas Newton Bolling, Marc L. Warren, and Abby L. Bried are serving as group co-chairs, the firm said.

Jenner & Block´s Aviation and Aerospace practice extends the firm´s reputation in serving clients in the transportation sector. It provides services in areas including antitrust and competition, environmental, government regulations, government contracts, government relations, investigations, litigation and transactional issues. Its clients include major air carriers, aerospace and defense companies, as well as aircraft, engine, and component manufacturers, among others.

In addition to representing United Airlines, the firm represents a number of clients in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters including Gulfstream, Jet Aviation Holdings, General Motors, Nissan, Mitsubushi, CSX, GATX, Hertz and Amtrak, among others.

All three co-chairs are joining the firm as partners. Bolling and Warren will be based in Jenner & Block´s Washington, DC office, and Bried will be resident in the firm´s Chicago office.

Before joining the firm, Bolling was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of United Airlines. Warren was most recently the chair of Crowell & Moring´s Aviation Group. Bried is former United Airlines Associate General Counsel for regulatory, alliances, government affairs and legal administration.

Jenner & Block is a global law firm with more than 500 lawyers, and offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, DC. Firm clients include Fortune 100 companies, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies, and venture capital and private equity investors.