Nina Gawne Ward

Of Counsel at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Clients from all over the world rely on Nina Ward for her ability to draft and negotiate complex commercial transactions such as strategic sales and acquisitions and cross-border finance, operational, manufacturing, leasing, and subleasing contracts. Her practice focuses on the aviation industry, but she represents clients in a broad range of industries, including the banking, securities, private offerings, and real estate industries, where she demonstrates experienced legal and regulatory due diligence to protect her clients’ contractual interests.

Nina’s aviation industry expertise includes the representation of aircraft owners, lessors, lessees, and lenders in structuring, implementing, and closing acquisitions, sales, secured financings, finance leases, operating leases, and other commercial and private aircraft transactions and related regulatory matters. She regularly counsels clients in U.S.-based and international transactions involving the manufacture, supply, and support of aerospace products and services, as well as in government contracting and subcontracting, including contract award, compliance, and administration.


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