About Brett J. Seifarth

Brett Seifarth focuses his practice on aviation finance, and he has extensive experience advising leasing companies, manufacturers, commercial banks, equity investors, finance companies, private equity funds, hedge funds, issuers, servicers, and other industry stakeholders in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions involving commercial and business aviation assets.

Deep experience in a wide range of aviation transactions

Brett counsels clients in all aspects of aviation finance and leasing transactions, including portfolio acquisitions and divestitures, operating leases, leveraged leases, sale-leasebacks, secured loan financings, second lien facilities, warehouse facilities, PDP financings, residual value and credit support agreements, and asset-backed securitizations. He has experience advising lessors and creditors on various restructuring matters, including in airline bankruptcies and distressed-asset transactions. Brett also advises companies and high-net-worth individuals in all aspects of the purchase, sale, leasing, financing and operation of business aircraft and fractional aircraft interests.

Brett served as in-house counsel to an aircraft manufacturer and was a member of a ranked transportation finance practice before rejoining Katten in 2019.

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