About the Practice

Polsinelli’s professionals practicing in the area of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Advanced Robotics (AR) have decades of experience in the development, operation and commercialization of these emerging technologies. From pilots, operation specialists and engineers to finance and transaction specialists, Polsinelli has hands-on experience in the issues that clients face in using unmanned systems in their commercial and defense operations, throughout the U.S. and across the globe.

As industry leaders who provide more than just trusted counsel, our attorneys combine multi-disciplinary experience and business pragmatism to deliver definitive guidance across the range of legal issues impacting unmanned systems. We draw upon the depth of our industry influence, national platform and from professionals in practices across the firm to deliver exceptional service in areas, including:

  • Regulatory compliance (Part 107, Section 333, COAs)
  • Flight operations (airspace, training, manuals, checklists)
  • UAS program setup and integration
  • UAS service agreements
  • Insurance and liability
  • Intellectual property
  • Technology transfer and licensing
  • Mergers and acquisition/private equity
  • System and component certification
  • Government contract procurement
  • Export/import/trade compliance (ITAR, EAR, CFIUS)
  • Public law and policy
  • Litigation and administrative enforcement actions

About the Firm

Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with approximately 800 attorneys in 20 offices, serving corporations, institutions, and entrepreneurs nationally. Ranked #17 for Client Service Excellence among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli has risen more than 50 spots over the past five years in the Am Law 100 annual law firm ranking. Polsinelli attorneys provide practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation. Polsinelli attorneys have depth of experience in 100 service areas and 70 industries. The firm can be found online at www.polsinelli.com. Polsinelli PC. In California, Polsinelli LLP.

* 2017 BTI Client Service A-Team Report