Ehren Hartz is a leading transactional attorney for the airline industry. He has represented airlines in a broad range of transactions for more than a decade, and through his long-standing relationships with his airline clients and his continual involvement in their transactional matters, he has gained a depth of experience and an insider knowledge of how airlines operate. As a result, he brings to the table a high level of technical understanding of the industry, the market, vendors, and the subject matter that make transactions within the airline sector unique. This understanding, when combined with his practical, results-driven approach, allows Ehren to provide his airline clients with legal services in the most effective and cost-efficient manner possible.
Ehren leads our team of attorneys providing a full suite of legal services for Winstead’s airline clients. Comprised of more than 35 attorneys and consultants across multiple practice areas, the Winstead Airlines Team is uniquely equipped to assist airlines around the world navigate the ever-changing market landscape of commercial passenger and cargo air transportation.
Ehren devotes a significant portion of his practice to the negotiation of agreements pertaining to airframe, engine and component maintenance, avionics procurement and maintenance, aircraft interiors procurement, and airframe and engine disposition, consignment and disposal.
He also has considerable experience negotiating contracts on behalf of his airline clients pertaining to third-party capacity outsourcing (passenger and cargo), customer loyalty programs, premium passenger services, and corporate sales. Additionally, he is experienced in assisting clients with issues surrounding pilot recruitment and training. He has also led numerous special projects on behalf of his airline clients, ranging from the assumption and rejection of contracts during Chapter 11 to airline post-merger integration to corporate name changes.
Ehren is a contributing writer for Winstead’s Airlines Blog.