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Established in 2019, Edinburgh Midwest Aviation Partners is a group of experts in the aviation ground services, infrastructure and technology market. We have extensive, unrivalled, global aviation services leadership experience.

Leonard Kirsch

During his 35-year career, Leonard has acted as counsel (both in-house and as outside counsel) for international and US based airlines, ground handlers and FBOs, and their trade associations, with significant experience in safety, regulatory compliance, and airport matters.

Leonard headed the aviation services division of a multi-state law firm. He is experienced in handling contracts, airport leases, acquisitions, airport rules and requirements, handled claims arising out of below wing accidents, and advised on corporate governance.

Leonard has written numerous articles for Ground Handling and FBO publications, presented and led panel discussions at international and US based industry conferences, and is the author of a published handbook on aviation services contracts. After 9/11, Leonard advised DHS on cargo security and has spoken on the issue in Europe and the US

Leonard has a JD and LLM and has been a member of the New York Bar for 40-years and has brokered sales of aviation services companies.

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