Michael L. Dworkin
Principal & Owner
Michael L. Dworkin and Associates
Mr. Dworkin is the principal and owner of Michael L. Dworkin and Associates, a San Francisco, California law firm specializing in aviation matters providing clients with a wide range of legal services on a nationwide and worldwide basis. Michael L. Dworkin is admitted to the District of Columbia and California Bars and has been practicing law for 35 years. He is also admitted to practice before numerous federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Claims Court.
Michael’s areas of expertise include Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Department of Transportation (DOT) regulatory, certification and enforcement; National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) appeals; Accident/incident investigation; Safety audits; Airport use and access; Insurance; Aircraft and equipment sale, purchase, lease and disposition; -Contracts; and -Litigation in State and Federal Courts and before Federal regulatory agencies.
Mr. Dworkin and his firm have been awarded the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating–the highest rating attainable based upon independent evaluations by other attorneys, not only in the local community, but throughout the nation and the aviation legal community. They are also listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Prior to establishing his firm, Mr. Dworkin was staff counsel to the Federal Aviation Administration in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles and United Airlines in San Francisco. He received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with Honors in Government from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) with Honors from The George Washington University’s National Law Center in Washington, D.C.