WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2018 – David Heffernan, a member of Cozen O’Connor Transportation and Trade Practice Group, and Rob Freeman, a government relations principal in Cozen O’Connor’s Public Strategies Group, were named to JD Supra 2018 Readers Choice Awards Top Airlines/Aviation Authors. JD Supra recognizes 242 thought leaders for achieving the highest visibility and engagement for their particular practice area during the year. Ten authors and one firm in each of 26 popular categories, as well as eight individual authors in emerging categories, are recognized.
In 2017, Heffernan and Freeman published nine and 19 articles on various Airlines/Aviation topics, respectively. They were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 authors covering airlines and aviation. The duo authored articles for Cozen O’Connor publications, such as Aviation Regulatory Update, Maritime and Infrastructure Federal Update, Public Strategies Alert, Transportation & Trade Alert, among others.
Heffernan is a member of the firm's Transportation & Trade Group and co-chair of the Aviation Industry Team. David represents major U.S. and foreign passenger and cargo airlines and their trade associations, airports, aircraft, engine, and other equipment manufacturers, air travel distribution companies, air/ground express delivery and logistics companies, and other aviation industry participants before various government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Homeland Security, including the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Freeman's government relations practice areas include, but are not limited to, technology, defense, homeland security, procurement, appropriations, competitive sourcing, transportation, energy, trade, and foreign relations. With more than 15 years of bicameral Congressional experience, Freeman has held several ranking staff positions with federal legislators. As a registered lobbyist, he is actively involved in politics.
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