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Need an Aviation Attorney?

Aviation Law Center in Newport News

Work With An Attorney Who is Also a Pilot

Aviation legal matters require an attorney who can navigate the regulatory minefield at the federal and state level, and who is comfortable advocating for the client at an informal conference or a full-blown trial. It also helps if your aviation law attorney has some experience with aircraft.

Heath, Old & Verser, P.L.C. operates the Aviation Law Center, a division of the firm focusing exclusively on aviation matters. We represent or have represented almost every segment of the aviation community, from airports and airlines to individual pilots and mechanics. We are based in Newport News, Virginia.

Our partner, W. Hunter Old, leads the Aviation Law Center. He is a rotary-wing pilot with a commercial instrument rating who has focused his practice on aviation matters throughout Virginia for more than a decade. He is a former military pilot and also serves as a panel attorney for the Pilot Protection Services program offered by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. He is a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, as well as the AOPA.

Need legal representation in an aviation law matter? Contact the Aviation Law Center by calling (888) 599-4090!

Meet Our Aviation Attorney, Hunter Old

Hunter Old

Handling a Wide Range of Aviation Issues

The Aviation Law Center is based in Newport News, Virginia and handles a broad range of aviation-related matters, including:

  • Airplane and Helicopter Crashes
  • NTSB Crash Investigation
  • General and Commercial Operations
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems/Drones
  • “Public use” and Military Operations
  • Fixed Base Operations
  • Air Carrier Certification
  • Airport Operations
  • FAA Safety Investigation
  • FAA Certificate Enforcement Actions
  • FAA Aeromedical Certificate Matters
  • Aircraft Purchase or Lease
  • Aircraft Owner Entities
  • Local Counsel for Aviation Litigation
  • Flight Department Regulatory Compliance

We provide high-quality representation and industry-specific knowledge for our clients, at all levels of the aviation and UAS fields.

Get Started on Your Case Today by Calling (888) 599-4090

Heath, Old & Verser, PLC has been recognized by Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell® for our professional conduct and commitment to achieving client goals. We have represented all segments of the aviation field, from private and commercial pilots, aircraft mechanics, and fixed-base operators, to commercial airlines, Part 141 operators, and airports. Each has its unique circumstances, and all are heavily regulated.

Contact the Aviation Law Center today for experienced counsel in aviation law.

Don't Just Take Our Word for It

Hear From Our Past Clients
  • “Words cannot fully describe what an amazing attorney and advocate you will have in hiring Shawn Overbey.”


  • “While you were handling my case I had no worries at all.”


  • “His personal contact and concern were refreshing given the common view of lawyers in our society.”


  • “I would wholeheartedly recommend him.”


  • “This firm goes above and beyond!”


  • “From our first meeting, we knew we were going to receive excellent legal representation.”


  • “Shawn is an amazing lawyer!”


  • “He gets an A+ from me.”


  • “He is absolutely the best in the business.”


  • “We would highly recommend Len to anyone in need of legal services.”


  • “Hunter Old and his team were focused, professional and achieved positive results, quickly.”


  • “I am forever grateful to you both!”


  • “Shawn is a great lawyer”


  • “Thanks for coming to our rescue for the last year and a half.”


  • “One of the best!!!”


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Coastal Virginia Mag Top Lawyers
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent

Our Commitment to Clients

  • Tough courtroom advocacy
  • Results-driven legal strategies
  • Candid and informative counsel
  • Prompt and personlized communication
  • Creative strategies tailored to your needs
  • Thorough examination and investigation of your legal situation