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Vedder Price is pleased to announce that our Business Aviation Practice was ranked Band 1 for the 6th consecutive year by Chambers High Net Worth 2021. Three Global Transportation Finance attorneys were also recognized by Chambers High Net Worth Rankings in 2021.

David M. Hernandez was recognized as an “outstanding” practitioner who is “strong on the regulatory side” and “gets really interesting work.” London Partner Derek Watson was highlighted as “a tireless worker who understands the importance of deadlines in aviation transactions, ensuring that commitments are met,” while Edward K. Gross was described by one aviation expert as “the most knowledgeable aircraft finance lawyer in the US that I’ve worked with, both from a know-how and market perspective.”

The guide covers private wealth management work and related specialisms in key jurisdictions around the world, featuring in-depth editorial about the leading lawyers and law firms for wealthy individuals and families.

Practice Group Rankings

Private Aircraft (Global-wide) – Band 1

Attorney Rankings

Edward K. Gross – Band 1
Derek Watson – Band 1
David M. Hernandez – Band 2

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David M. Hernandez


Derek Watson


Edward K. Gross