David M. Kirstein

David M. Kirstein: Attorney with Kirstein & Young, PLLC AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Kirstein & Young, PLLC (2 Attorneys)
  • 1750 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20006
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Attorney Awards


Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Attorney, Legal Aid Society: Roanoke, Virginia, 1971-1972; Louisville, Kentucky, 1972-1973. Attorney-Instructor, University of Tennessee Law School Clinic, 1973-1974. Director, Paralegal Program, Boston College Law School, 1974-1976. Clinical Associate, Harvard Law School, 1975-1976. Civil Aeronautics Board, 1976-1982. Attorney, Office of General Counsel, 1976-1978; Special Counsel and Assistant to the Chairman, 1978-1981; General Counsel, 1981-1982. Majority Counsel, Aviation Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 1982.

Areas of Practice (30)

  • Aviation Legal Services
  • Commercial Aviation & Airport Representation
  • Administrative Law
  • International Regulatory Law
  • Homeland Security
  • Export Controls
  • Shipping Concerns
  • Department of Transportation Administrations
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations
  • Antitrust Protection
  • International Privacy Law
  • Public Policy Matters
  • Government Contracts
  • Domestic Aviation Law
  • International Aviation Law
  • Aviation Licensing
  • Regulatory Proceedings
  • Export Licensing
  • Export Compliance
  • Legislative & Public Policy Matters
  • Airline Mergers & Acquisitions
  • FAA Enforcement Matters
  • Aircraft Purchase Agreements
  • Federal Funding & Compliance Issues
  • Federal Administrative Procedure Act
  • Hazardous Materials Regulation
  • Aircraft Lease
  • Charter and Maintenance Agreements
  • Airline Alliance Agreements
  • Aviation Security

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202-524-8833  Phone
(202) 331-3348  Phone
University Attended:
University of Connecticut, B.A., 1968
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1972, Kentucky; 1971, Virginia; 1982, District of Columbia; 1974, Tennessee
Virginia State Bar; Kentucky and American Bar Associations; The District of Columbia Bar.
Birth Information:
Bethesda, Maryland, May 16, 1946

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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