GREG REIGEL of Reigel Law Firm, Ltd/Aero Legal Services of Hopkins, Minnesota, is serving his second term as president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA). He is an attorney specializing in aviation law, an author, adjunct professor and an instrument-rated commercial pilot. Reigel is rated for single-engine land and sea, and multi-engine land aircraft.
Greg Reigel’s law practice concentrates on aviation litigation, including insurance matters and creditor’s rights, FAA certificate actions and aviation transactional matters. He is admitted to practice law in Minnesota and Wisconsin and advises clients nationally on aviation law matters.
Reigel gives his clients information and alternatives so they can choose options that best meet their needs and objectives. The aviation industry is highly regulated and can be very technical, but Reigel’s experience allows him to “speak the language” and save clients time and money.
A cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, Reigel is an adjunct professor at Minnesota State University – Mankato, teaching aviation law courses. He is also an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law where he has taught the Business Law Clinic and Advocacy courses.
Reigel’s articles have been published in a variety of magazines and law journals. His “Aviation Law – On Your Side” column appears in Midwest Flyer Magazine. He frequently speaks to groups on aviation and business law issues.
In addition to being president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association, Reigel is a member of the AOPA Legal Services Panel, editor of the International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association Reporter, and a member of the National Business Aviation Association, Minnesota Business Aviation Association, Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association and Experimental Aircraft Association.