August 5, 2021

Volume XI, Number 217

Stewart B. Herman

Stewart Herman represents clients in commercial- and business-aircraft transactions. With more than 30 years' experience structuring, negotiating, and documenting transactions for aircraft and other asset classes, Stewart has been recognized as a leading lawyer for the aviation industry in The Legal 500 US. He helps clients close their transactions on time, avoid risks and position their companies for further growth.

30 years' experience closing aviation transactions

Stewart advises on leasing, sale and financing transactions, including leveraged leases, domestic and cross-border operating leases, portfolio acquisitions and securitizations, predelivery payment financings, maintenance agreements, and bankruptcy and workout transactions. His clients include leasing companies, commercial and investment banks, aircraft and engine manufacturers, airlines, monoline insurance companies and funds. He frequently speaks at aviation conferences and writes for trade and legal publications. He previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Murray C. Goldman, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Stewart B. Herman

Katten is a National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for the firm’s thought leadership on the Coronavirus pandemic's impact on the aviation industry, specifically the government’s on-going operation support for the airlines and aviation finance and leases.  Katten’s thought leadership in aviation addresses leases and financing and the insurance of aircraft assets during bankruptcies, as well as government regulation and oversight of the aviation industry including the Treasury Department’s payroll support for airline workers and special payments earmarked for the airline industry under the CARES Act. The following Katten attorney authors were notable aviation law contributors in 2020: Lisa A. ClarkTom Healey,  Stewart B. Herman, Timothy J. LynesBrett J. Seifarth and Miran Vila.

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