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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 U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.

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