Barbera & Watkins, LLC is a law firm devoting its practice to business and general aviation law. 

“Our mission is to build and maintain long term relationships with our clients by assisting them to meet and exceed their aviation goals.”



  • Aircraft purchase, sale, leasing and financing
  • Aircraft charter and lease agreements (dry, wet, finance and operating leases)
  • Management, maintenance and support agreements
  • Aviation due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
  • Pilot services and agency agreements


  • US aviation law
  • Aircraft registration
  • Joint ownership and fractional ownership issues


  • Federal income tax rules relating to business aircraft
  • Federal excise tax rules for passenger air transportation
  • State and local sales, use and property tax and registration planning and compliance

“We work closely with the client, lenders, technical consultants, aviation management companies, escrow companies, qualified intermediary companies and other relevant parties to ensure that all aspects of a transaction occur smoothly, on time and within the client’s expectations.“

> Our Clients

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