Russell Klingaman Featured Prominently in BizTimes Milwaukee Cover Story on Drones

April 6, 2016

Russell A. Klingaman, a Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner in the firm's Milwaukee office, was quoted multiple times in the article "Drones Could Be the Next Disruptive Technology," published by BizTimes Milwaukee magazine on April 4, 2016.

The article discusses the potential disruptions that drones may bring as businesses introduce them for commercial use. Mr. Klingaman addresses Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restrictions on commercial use of drones. Mr. Klingaman says, "Right now, the restriction that’s keeping most of the business uses under wraps is line of sight," Mr. Klingaman also mentions that he worries about safety in the skies, given that some people are operating drones without the knowledge of the FAA regulations, and/or without FAA authorization.

Mr. Klingaman — a leader of Hinshaw's Aviation Law Practice — helps members of the business and aviation communities manage and deal with their legal matters. His strengths include resolving disputes, reducing risks and leveraging opportunities. As a licensed pilot and aircraft owner, he has unique insights in aviation-related legal matters including products liability, pilot mistakes, mechanical problems, FAA enforcement actions, transactions and many others. Mr. Klingaman also has substantial experience dealing with issues involving contracts, business litigation, and intellectual property including trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks.

Read the full article, "Drones Could Be the Next Disruptive Technology" on the BizTimes Milwaukee website.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a national law firm with approximately 500 attorneys providing coordinated legal services across the United States and in London. Hinshaw lawyers partner with businesses, governmental entities and individuals to help them effectively address legal challenges and seize opportunities. Founded in 1934, the firm represents clients in complex litigation and in regulatory and transactional matters.

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