2016 Legal Affairs Spring Conference

May 4 - May 7, 2016 - Portland, OR

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Wednesday, May 4

 

FAA Perspective on Big Picture Issues

 

Airport Development Part I: Legal Counsel Roles and Issues in Financing Transactions, and Airport Development Projects

Legal counsel roles and issues in the issuance of Airport Revenue Bonds for airport capital development
  • David Y. Bannard, Partner, Foley & Lardner
  • Cindy Nichol, CFO, Port of Portland
LAX LAMP Program
LaGuardia Airport P3 Redevelopment Project

 

Airport Development Part II: Legal Counsel Roles and Issues in Financing Transactions, Large Capital Improvement Programs and Airport Hotel Projects

Reno Tahoe Airport development project
  • Ann Morgan, Partner, Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas, outside general counsel, Reno Tahoe Airport Authority
  • Tina Iftiger, Vice President of Economic Development, Reno Tahoe Airport Authority
Vancouver Non-Aeronautical Development project
DFW hotel financing
DTW Westin Hotel refinancing and renegotiation of Starwood Hotel Management

 

Thursday, May 5

 

Airport Revenue Use Part I

  • Daniel S. Reimer, Assistant General Counsel, Denver International Airport
  • Scott Lewis, Anderson & Kreiger;  Randy Fiertz, Manager of FAA’s Northwest Mountain Region - Airports Division
  • Joelle Briggs, Manager, Seattle Airports District Office

 

Airport Revenue Use Part II

  • Wendy Hain, Assistant General Counsel, Port of Portland, Portland International Airport
  • T.J. Roskelly, Partner, Anderson Kreiger
  • Leila Lahbabi, Senior Assistant City Attorney/Airport Attorney, Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • Kristen Rectenwald Sr. Assistant City Attorney,  Aviation Practice Group, City of Atlanta Department of Law
  • Randy Fiertz, Manager of FAA’s Northwest Mountain Region - Airports Division

 

Friday, May 6

 

Legal Issues in Hiring Airport CEOs

 

Cyber Security

 

Saturday, May 7

 

TSA Update

 

Unmanned and Unregulated Aeronautical Vehicles

  • Jonathan Cross, Senior Attorney for Airport Certification, FAA Office of the Chief Counsel
  • Eric Smith, Partner, Kaplan, Kirsch & Rockwell