Adam Gerchick

Adam Gerchick concentrates his practice on representing airports in litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters.  He has handled both federal and state-level cases and has experience with regulatory matters involving the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Acquisition Regulations, the Department of Defense, and Housing and Urban Development grant programs.

Adam has substantial experience in the aviation industry from prior to law school.  Adam worked in the Washington office of a major airline and an aviation trade association. As a law student, he worked for a major aerospace contractor, advising executives and senior counsel on federal regulatory matters, intellectual property agreements, and the development of a manufacturing base at a Part 139 airport.

Representative Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Adam:
  • Advised aerospace contractor on a regulatory dispute with the Department of Defense, helping the contractor to resolve the disagreement favorably without litigation
  • Assisted in representation of a client with respect to transactional and incentives agreements concerning establishment of a fighter-jet manufacturing facility
  • Drafted and negotiated provisions of federal defense subcontracts
  • Reviewed federal contracts for compliance with provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Evaluated real-estate development agreements for compliance with HUD, municipal, and agency regulations
  • Drafted congressional testimony with respect to efforts to reduce aviation’s environmental impact
  • Assisted government-affairs executives with respect to a major airline merger

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

News & Publications


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2020
B.A., cum laude, Amherst College, 2013

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia