Jackson Walker partner Jim Struble spoke at the 48th Annual SMU Air Law Symposium on April 4, 2014, in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Struble, former Editor in Chief of the SMU Journal of Air Law & Commerce during the 25th Annual Symposium, presented a paper titled “Aircraft Transaction Basics: A Business Development Opportunity,” which discussed aircraft sale, purchase and ownership issues, and how current aviation practitioners can expand their practice area to include aircraft transactions. Jackson Walker attorneys Ronald Kerridge and Steven Moore assisted with the tax portions of the article.
Southern Methodist University holds the oldest and largest annual aviation law symposium in the world. More than 500 aviation lawyers and industry representatives annually attend to explore of a wide variety of aviation law topics.
Mr. Struble represents corporate and fractional ownership aircraft owners and operators in all aspects of aviation transactional matters including purchase, management, charter, and lease agreements. He also handles regulatory and enforcement matters, including dangerous goods/hazardous material matters, for both air carriers and pilots and has successfully tried cases before NTSB Administrative Law Judges. He earned his B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.