Greg Cirillo

Co-Chair, Aviation at Wiley Rein LLP

Greg Cirillo

Greg Cirillo

Co-Chair, Aviation at Wiley Rein LLP

Biography

WILEY REIN LLP
Greg Cirillo
PARTNER
Mr. Cirillo is a transactional, commercial attorney practicing out of the Northern Virginia office of the firm representing businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals in a wide range of transactions including venture formation, finance, corporate control, licensing, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions. He has a multinational practice in aviation transactions, including aircraft acquisitions and related contracts, equipment finance and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory compliance.
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Advises clients on business formation (corporation, LLC, LLP and partnership), private equity, mergers and acquisitions, debt finance and strategic alliances.
Represents clients in aircraft and aerospace transactions, including sale and purchase of commercial and business aircraft, leasing and ownership structures in compliance with applicable aviation laws and regulations and negotiation of major upgrade and maintenance contracts.
Assists clients with corporate control counseling, including representation of individuals and companies in the preparation of control-related agreements (buy-sell, shareholder agreements, voting agreements and proxies) and representation of shareholders and corporations in contested control actions.
Represents clients in technology-related contracting, including outsourcing, software development and licensing and technology distribution and transfer contracts.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Columnist, World Aircraft Sales magazine.

AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association (ABA).
Founding Member, Greater Washington Business Aviation Association (GWBAA).
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA).
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC).
Founder and Chairman, Aerospace Technology Committee (2001-2005).
Virginia Bar Association (VBA).
Vice-Chairman, Transportation Section.
Chairman, Transportation Section, Aviation Subsection.

HONORS & AWARDS

Included among the "Legal Elite" by SmartCEO magazine (2010).
AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest ranking by peers for general ethical standards and legal ability.

Practice Areas

Aviation, Co-Chair

Corporate

Technology Transactions

Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center
A.B., Georgetown University

Bar & Court Admissions

Virginia Bar
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar
Publications

FAA Finishes Its Evaluation of Non-U.S. Citizen Trusts for Aircraft Ownership
Greg Cirillo
June 21, 2013 | AirWorthy Alert

When Patience Is a Virtue: U.S. Business Aircraft Owners Selling to Foreign Buyers
Greg Cirillo and Gary I. Horowitz
February 2013 | World Aircraft Sales Magazine [Download Document]

Exporting a US-Registered Aircraft
Greg Cirillo and Gary I. Horowitz
Winter 2012/2013 | BizJet Advisor [Download Document]

The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS)
The Foreign Law, The International Politics, The Domestic Cost
Adam H. Gordon and Greg Cirillo
Fall 2012 | AirWorthy

To Buy or Lease a Private Aircraft?
Greg Cirillo and Gary I. Horowitz
October 2012 | World Aircraft Sales Magazine [Download Document]

A Matter of Trust: Aircraft Ownership Trusts
Greg Cirillo
August 2012 | World Aircraft Sales Magazine [Download Document]
Speeches

Drones: A Discussion of the Criminal and Civil Law Impact of Unmanned Aerial Surveillance
Greg Cirillo, Moderator
123rd Virginia Bar Association Summer Meeting
July 20, 2013 | Hot Springs, VA | More Information
News Releases
Wiley Rein’s Greg Cirillo Named Vice Chairman of Virginia Bar Association’s Transportation Law Section
February 7, 2013

Overview
Career Highlights

Wiley Rein LLP

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Number of Boards

1

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Co-Chair of Telecom, Media & Technology Practice at Wiley Rein LLP

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In The News
Philadelphia Inquirer
February 26, 2015
Primary battle brewing for Montco GOP
Politico
November 11, 2014
The 'drone' near miss that wasn't
Politico
September 25, 2014
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Greg Cirillo
Co-Chair, Aviation at Wiley Rein LLP
Education
A.B.

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

J.D., cum laude

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The Association represents more than 10,000 companies and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, the world's largest civil aviation trade show.

Chairman of the Aviation Subsection, Transportation Section
Current

TO CULTIVATE & ADVANCE THE SCIENCE OF JURISPRUDENCE, PROMOTE REFORM IN THE LAW & IN JUDICIAL PROCEDURE, FACILITATE THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN VIRGINIA, AND TO UPHOLD & ELEVATE THE STANDARD OF HONOR, INTEGRITY, AND COURTESY IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION.

Career History
Co-Chair, Aviation
Current

Wiley Rein LLP provides legal services. It specializes in more than 20 practice areas such as advertising, anti-trust, copyright, insurance, white collar defense, franchise and government contracts. The firm serves domestic and international clients. The company was founded by Richard E. Wiley in 1983 and is located in McLean, VA.

Columnist
Tenure Unconfirmed
Boards & Committees
Chairman, Aerospace Technology Committee
2001 - 2005

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region.

Political Donations
$200
2014

Government Affairs Counselor at K&L Gates LLP

$200
2013

Professor at University of Notre Dame

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