Jennifer Trock is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s International Commercial Practice Group and Global Aviation Group in Washington, DC. She co-leads the Firm’s unmanned aerial systems focus team and chairs the ABA’s Forum Air & Space Law’s Drone committee.
Jennifer has been recognized by Chambers USA, Aviation Regulatory – National (2007-2016) and has also received honors from Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers, Infrastructure Journal and The Washingtonian.
Jennifer routinely advises domestic and foreign airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers, travel distribution clients, and corporate entities on complex aviation-related regulatory, aviation safety, litigation, enforcement, commercial and financing matters. She has also handled all types of aviation-related regulatory issues, including matters before the US DOT, FAA, TSA, NTSB and PHMSA.
Jennifer has extensive experience in foreign and domestic airline licensing, airline restructuring and citizenship requirements, airline route proceedings, appellant matters, international aviation, public-private partnerships, corporate aviation, airport grant assurance and compliance, travel distribution and global distribution systems, rulemakings, M&A transactions, Part 77 obstruction evaluation, aviation safety and accident investigations.
- University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D.) (1998)
- Wheaton College (B.S. cum laude) (1995)
- District of Columbia~United States (2003)
- Illinois~United States (1998)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- International Aviation Womens Association – Member
- Royal Aeronautical Society – Member
- International Aviation Club – Member
Representative Legal Matters:
- Represents clients in connection with public-private partnership initiatives at major airports in the US.
- Advised UAS clients on an array of regulatory and commercial matters, including commercial and recreational use of UAS, Part 107, non-standard operations of sUAS and large UAS, testing and experimental certification matters before the FAA, and in connection with public aircraft operations.
- Served as outside counsel to Japanese battery manufacturer GS Yuasa regarding FAA, NTSB and JTSB investigations, claims and other matters arising out of Boeing 787 Dreamliner incidents and grounding.
- Represented charter operators and Part 380 charters in an array of FAA and DOT matters.
- Represented aircraft lessors in FAA regulatory matters.
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