David P. DeYoe - McDermott Will & Emery


David P. DeYoe focuses his practice on transactional matters, with emphasis on the acquisition, disposition, financing, regulatory compliance and management of aircraft for non-airline corporations and individuals. David also advises clients on commercial real estate leases, sales and acquisitions, development and financing. He is the head of the Firm’s Aircraft Acquisition and Operation Group.

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  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in the acquisition and disposition of multiple aircraft in a reverse Section 1031 tax free exchange
  • Represented a large multinational law firm (MWE) in connection with its location of new space, the negotiation of the lease for approximately 225,000 square feet, and the planning and design of that new space
  • Represented a Chicago-based individual in connection with the negotiation of a long-term lease related to the use and operation of a new Bombardier Global Express and short-term leases for two additional Global Express aircraft

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  • Chicago Law Bulletin, Leading Lawyers Network


  • State Bar Association of California
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law and The John Marshall Law School, adjunct professor


Stanford Law School – Stanford University, JD, 1973
University of Michigan, BA, 1970


US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois