Debevoise has been at the forefront of the aviation sector for more than 60 years, making it, in The Legal 500’s view, “unquestionably second to none” in representing airlines.

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Ranked as a leading firm for Transportation: Aviation: Finance by Chambers USA (2023) and for Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance by The Legal 500 US (2023).

Debevoise weaves commercial dynamics into the services they provide. They know airline economics exceptionally well and also have a sense of market trends in several ancillary sectors.

They have a unique ability to take extraordinary complex matters and relate them in an understandable manner. Their expertise is invaluable in regards to navigating complex issues.

—Chambers USA, 2023

Their service level and responsiveness is impeccable.

—Chambers USA, 2022

Debevoise is strategic, forward-thinking, thoughtful and efficient.

An excellent law firm and a valuable partner. Their practice is well coordinated and works together as a team. They have a combination of quality practitioners, top-tier tax and securities support, historical knowledge base, and an industry and client-specific focus.

Chambers USA, 2021

Clients praise Debevoise’s “accomplished” finance practice which is “highly adept” and active in transactions across an enormous range of industries.

Debevoise & Plimpton is a ‘very sophisticated finance shop.’

They are very talented and really smart lawyers … very thoughtful in pushing points and being creative with documentation.

Chambers USA, 2020

The aviation practice group collectively benefits from a deep history and unparalleled institutional knowledge of client companies and their industries.

Remain at the forefront of legal developments in aviation finance while managing to distill these highly technical issues into practical and accessible guidance.

The Legal 500 US, 2023

The team’s expertise was second to none

The Legal 500 US, 2022

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