Jol Silversmith is a partner with Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, LLP. His practice focuses on aviation regulatory, commercial and litigation matters. Mr Silversmith advises airlines, airports, other aviation-related businesses, trade associations and governmental entities on issues such as regulatory compliance (ie, DOT and FAA requirements, including consumer protection requirements), international bilateral agreements, antitrust agreements and investigations, intellectual property and government affairs. Prior to joining ZSR in 1999, Mr Silversmith served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts. Mr Silversmith serves as Secretary of the Greater Washington Business Aviation Association and is a member of the National Business Aviation Association's Access Committee, and is a recipient of the National Business Aviation Association’s “Silk Scarf Award” for contributions to the business aviation community.