Bruce H. Rabinovitz

Retired Partner

Bruce H. Rabinovitz is a retired partner and was a member of the Regulatory and Government Affairs Department and Aviation and European Union Regulatory Practice Groups. He joined the firm in 2000.


Mr. Rabinovitz represented US and foreign air carriers in a variety of administrative, adjudicatory and enforcement matters before the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration. He also counseled US and foreign air carriers regarding compliance with US antitrust laws and unfair competition laws administered by the Department of Transportation. Mr. Rabinovitz advised clients involved in aircraft sale, lease and financing transactions, including negotiating operating, finance and cross-border license agreements; purchase agreements with airframe and engine manufacturers; product support and maintenance agreements; and export sales agreements where the US Ex-Im Bank was involved.


Honors & Awards

  • Selected as a leader in aviation law in the 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 editions of Who's Who Legal, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers and listed in The International Who's Who of Aviation Lawyers in 2008, 2011 and 2012
  • Nominated for inclusion in Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers, 6th and 7th editions
  • Recognized for exceptional standing in the legal community in the area of transportation in the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business

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  • Education

    • JD, George Washington University Law School, 1971

      with honors Order of the Coif
    • BA, Washington University in St. Louis, 1967

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia