Who we Are
We are a group of experienced commercial attorneys, specializing in aviation, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, lending/leasing transactions, commercial real estate, general counsel services and commercial litigation. With offices in Miami, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, we have a large-firm scope coupled with a small-firm customer service mentality.
We pride ourselves on our ability to provide a broad range of legal services to our clients around the world. Each client is unique to us and we value each relationship accordingly.
About The Firm
Since 2000 our attorneys have represented both individual and corporate clients in the United States and around the world. Applying rigorous energy, broad experience, and resourcefulness to every project we accept, our attorneys and bilingual support staff are dedicated to your success.
Areas of Expertise
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Equipment Leasing/Financing
- Commercial Transactions
- Equipment Rental
- Lender Representation
- Commercial Real Estate
- Labor and Employment
- Regulatory Law
- General Counsel and Legal Services
- Commercial Litigation
We know our clients expect us to obtain positive results (transactions closed) in the near-term, while ensuring their interests are protected over the long-term. We view our relationships with each of our clients as vitally important in this regard and we devote the time and resources necessary to gain a thorough understanding of each client's unique goals. Understanding each client's objectives enables us to deliver high-quality legal services at the lowest possible cost to the client.
What We Do for Our Clients
We take a holistic approach to our clients’ businesses and transactions, focusing first on gaining a thorough understanding of their objectives. We find that when we fully understand a client’s motivations for considering a given transaction, we can often offer creative strategies that enhance the client’s profitability and ensure long-term sustainable success. Thus, our aim is not only to negotiate and prepare thorough and accurate transaction documents, but also to make certain our clients benefit as much as possible from the structure of the transaction itself.
Our practice is only as great as our attorneys and we have worked to hire and retain the leading attorneys dedicated to the success of our clients.
We provide legal services to large and small companies, as well as individuals, throughout the United States and overseas. Having served as both in-house and outside legal counsels helps us understand not only the legal issues involved in a given transaction or dispute, but also the business and financial issues most of our clients view as paramount in any situation.
In short, we listen.
Bryan P. Winters
Shareholder - Managing Counsel
- Primary: (305) 897-AERO (2376)
- Direct: (305) 724-7917
- Fax: (305) 402-0347
- E-mail: email@example.com
Mr. Winters has served as a "C" level executive and led the Legal Departments for several airlines, passenger and cargo, charter and scheduled, based in the United States. In addition to his legal contributions he has been actively involved with operational oversight and developing long/short term strategies in order to gain market share and optimize profits. Mr. Winters brings a breadth of practical and legal knowledge of the aviation community to his clients. His experiences have earned him the reputation of a hands-on attorney with a “can do” attitude. Mr. Winters has years of experience negotiating and documenting transactions of all types and sizes (please see Mr. Winters’ list of representative transactions); he also has a refined understanding of business strategies grounded in common sense.
Mr. Winters holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Miami where he emphasized Caribbean commercial law through his exchange program coursework at the University of the West Indies - Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, West Indies and a Legal Education Certificate conferred by the Caribbean Council of Legal Education following the completion of his second law degree at the Eugene Dupuch Law School in Nassau, The Bahamas. The Legal Education Certificate fulfills the institutional training and educational requirements for practice in Antigua, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, The British Virgin Islands, The Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, and The Turks and Caicos Islands.
James R. Waite, Esq.
- Primary: (214) 628-AERO (2376)
- Direct: (303) 921-0478
- Fax: (888) 201-9299
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Waite is an attorney licensed in Texas and Colorado with over twenty (20) years of experience. Mr. Waite previously served as General Counsel for RentX Industries, Inc., a national chain of equipment rental stores, and as CEO and General Counsel of International Cargo Charters, Inc., a Dayton, Ohio based cargo airline support services company, while also serving as the Vice President, General Counsel of its airline parent, ICC-Canada, in Toronto, Canada. After successfully selling the airline in 2001, Mr. Waite became a partner in the Denver-based securities law firm, Krys, Boyle, P.C., and in 2007, partnered with Mr. Winters and founded, Winters & Waite, LLC. Mr. Waite is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio, a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Mr. Waite is an accomplished author and highly sought after public speaker.
Jason Zielinski, Esq.
- Primary: (323) 989-AERO (2376)
- E-mail: email@example.com
Mr. Zielinski joined the firm in 2010 and assists with commercial litigation and commercial real estate matters. Mr. Zielinski is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the California Bar Association. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of San Diego.
We have a broad range of experience in commercial transactions. Click on the following links to see representative lists of transactions for each of our managing attorneys.
Bryan P. Winters: Representative Transactions
James R. Waite: Representative Transactions
Primary Office in Florida
- Address: 848 Brickell Avenue, Suite 309, Miami, Florida 33131
- Telephone: (305) 897-AERO (2376)
- Fax: (305) 390-3226
Satellite Office in the Caribbean
- Telephone: (305) 897-AERO (2376)