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The Adams and Reese Aviation and Aerospace Team has a new arrival – Tyler Conklin, former in-house counsel at Atlas Air, Inc. Conklin joins Adams and Reese as an Associate and will work out of the national law firm’s DC office alongside Aviation and Aerospace Team co-leaders Marc Warren and Paul Alp.

“Tyler is an extraordinary attorney with a sharp legal mind and extensive real-world experience in the aviation and aerospace industry. We are thrilled that she is joining Adams and Reese to continue to grow our Aviation and Aerospace Team,” said Alp. “Tyler has an in-depth understanding of the industry and shares our commitment to solving complex problems by providing pragmatic, innovative advice.”

In Conklin’s previous role, she provided a leading international cargo airline with comprehensive advice on compliance, risk management, and strategy across diverse aspects of the organization. Conklin served as the legal focal for the flight operation department and regularly advised leaders on matters of crucial importance to business and operations. Her extensive experience includes advising on a variety of legal and regulatory regimes applicable to the airline; handling global investigations and whistleblower claims; and leading settlement discussions and high-stakes negotiations.

Conklin earned her J.D. from University of Connecticut School of Law, receiving an Energy and Environmental Law Certificate. She received her B.A. in Political Science and International Studies at Pittsburg State University.

“We are honored that Tyler is joining our team,” said Warren. “She has a track record of success, deep roots in the industry, and a commitment to excellence that will make our practice soar.”

Conklin’s arrival adds to a growing list of aviation and aerospace legal power players who have joined Adams and Reese this year including Marc Warren, former FAA acting chief counsel and deputy chief counsel; Paul Alp, former Boeing senior counsel; and Laura DiBella, Florida’s first female secretary of commerce and chair of the Aerospace Alliance. Warren and Alp launched Adams and Reese’s team earlier this year when they joined the firm, bringing over 60 years of combined experience representing the industry’s leading companies.

The Adams and Reese Aviation and Aerospace Team, part of the law firm’s Intersection of Business and Government Practice, represents clients in aviation law and regulation under domestic and international authorities, related to compliance, safety, security, enforcement, risk management, and commercial issues. Subsections include Airworthiness, Manufacturing, and Products; Drones, Advanced Air Mobility, and Future Transportation; Investigations, Enforcement, and Disputes; and Regulation and Compliance.

Team members cover a wide range of cross-section, practice area disciplines, including global trade, transportation, government relations, economic development, among other practice areas. Team members include IBG Practice Group Leaders and Partners Lee Reid and Brad Lampley; IBG Partner and Executive Committee Chair B. Jeffrey Brooks; EC Member and IBG Partner Britton Bonner; IBG Partner and Global Trade, Transportation and Logistics Team Leader Chris Kane; GTTL Partner and DC Partner in Charge Matt Paxton; IBG Partner Michael Berson; Public Finance Partner Cindy Barnett; MMM&A Partner Rob Breunig; IBG Partner Cole Callihan; IBG Partner and Baton Rouge Partner in Charge Susan Eccles; Litigation Partner Tom White; Litigation Attorney Luke LaHaye; and Real Estate Attorney Jordan Barley.