Rimon

Chris Orozco-Wallraff

Partner

Equipment Leasing and Finance
Los Angeles

EDUCATION

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
(J.D.)
  • University of Southern California
(B.A.)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Chris focuses his practice on equipment leasing and finance in the aviation industry. A true specialist in the aviation industry, he has represented lessors in the leasing, sale, and consignment of aircraft and aircraft engines all over the world.

Chris has previous experience in aircraft leasing and finance at Holland & Knight, as well as experience as in-house counsel at International Lease Finance Corporation (now AerCap), a major lessor of commercial jet aircraft.

Selected Experience

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (Latin America)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Mexican airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Brazilian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Brazilian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Mexican airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Brazilian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 737-400F aircraft to a Brazilian airline
  • Representation of U.S. junior lender in its restructuring of a loan to a Brazilian airline for one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft on transfer of the aircraft to its Chilean parent airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 767-300ER aircraft to a Mexican airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two new Boeing 787-8 aircraft to a Mexican airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of five used Airbus A319-100 aircraft to an Ecuadorian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-500 aircraft to a Bolivian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-500 aircraft to an Ecuadorian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-300 aircraft to an Ecuadorian airline

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (Europe)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to an Irish lessee and sublease to an Irish airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used CFM56-3C1 engine to a Belgian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of three used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Belgian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Swedish airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Danish airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor on the servicing agreement with a German engine lessor for one used General Electric GE90-115B-SP engine
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Airbus A319-100 aircraft to an Italian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft to a Romanian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 767-300ER aircraft to a French airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 757-200 aircraft to a Spanish airline

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (Middle East and Africa)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to an Emirati airline for operation by a Saudi Arabian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to a Tunisian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-83 airframe to a South African airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft to a Congolese airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of two used Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C engines to a South African airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-82 airframe to a South African airline

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (Former USSR)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 engines to a Kazakhstani airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 757-200 aircraft to a Russian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 757-200 aircraft to a Russian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400 aircraft to a Georgian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Airbus A321-200 aircraft to a Russian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-500 aircraft to a Georgian airline

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (Asia and Pacific)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-400SF aircraft to an Irish airline and sublease to an Indian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in the unwind of a financing on the sale to a Japanese aircraft lessor of the beneficial interest in the charitable trust owning one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft leased to a U.S. airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft to a Lithuanian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to an Indonesian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of three used Airbus A320-200 aircraft to an Indonesian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-300 aircraft and one used Boeing 737-400 aircraft to an Indonesian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-700 aircraft to a Mongolian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 737-400 aircraft to an Indonesian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of two used Boeing 737-800 aircraft to an Indian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of four new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to an Indonesian airline

Aircraft and Engine Finance and Leasing (North America)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its lease of one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft to a Canadian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of one used Boeing 737-500 aircraft to a Canadian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its finance lease of one used Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C engine to a Curaçaoan airline

Aircraft and Engine Trading (Latin America)

  • Representation of an Irish aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft to another Irish aircraft lessor and assignment of the lease to a Mexican airline

Aircraft and Engine Trading (Europe)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Boeing 737-700 airframe to a Dutch company
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft from another U.S. aircraft lessor and assignment of the lease to an Austrian airline
  • Representation of an Irish aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Airbus A320-200 airframe to a Dutch company
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft from a Turkish airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C engine to an Irish aircraft lessor
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of two used Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C engines to an Irish aircraft lessor
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of one used CFM56-3C1 engine from a Norwegian maintenance facility

Aircraft and Engine Trading (Middle East and Africa)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Boeing 737-700 aircraft to an Iraqi airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Airbus A319-100 aircraft to an Irish aircraft lessor and novation of the lease to a South African airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-82 aircraft to a Kenyan airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-82 aircraft to a Kenyan airline

Aircraft and Engine Trading (Former USSR)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of the beneficial interest in the trust owning one used Boeing 757-200 aircraft from a U.S. financial institution, purchase of the lessor’s interest in the lease of such aircraft from a U.S. aircraft lessor, and novation of the lease to a Kazakhstani airline

Aircraft and Engine Trading (Asia and Pacific)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft from another U.S. aircraft lessor and assignment of the lease to a Maldivian airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of the membership interest in a California limited liability company owning one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft from another U.S. aircraft lessor and amendment of the lease to a Sri Lankan airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its purchase of one used Boeing 737-400 aircraft and the beneficial interest in the trust owning the aircraft from an Irish aircraft lessor and novation of the lease to a Thai airline
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of the beneficial interest in a charitable trust owning one used Boeing 737-800 aircraft leased to a U.S. airline to a Japanese aircraft lessor
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217C engine to an Australian aircraft lessor

Aircraft and Engine Trading (North America)

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of two used CFM56-7B24 engines to another U.S. aircraft lessor
  • Representation of a U.S. engine manufacturer in its sale of one used IAE V2500 engine to a U.S. aircraft lessor
  • Representation of an Irish aircraft lessor in its sale of two used IAE V2527-A5 engines to a U.S. airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Boeing 737-700 aircraft to another U.S. aircraft lessor and amendment of the lease to a U.S. airline
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used Airbus A320-200 aircraft to another U.S. aircraft lessor
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-11F aircraft to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its sale of one used McDonnell Douglas MD-82 aircraft to a Curaçaoan airline

Aircraft and Engine Consignment

  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment of spare parts to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of three Airbus A340-300, one Airbus A330-200, one Airbus A320-200, three Boeing 767-300ER, one Boeing 767-200ER, one Boeing 757-200, one Boeing 737-400, and one McDonnell Douglas MD-11 aircraft to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one Pratt & Whitney PW4062 engine to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one Airbus A320-200, six Boeing 737-600, two Boeing 737-500, one Boeing 737-400, and one Boeing 737-300 aircraft to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one Boeing 777-200 airframe and one Boeing 757-200 airframe to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one IAE V2533-A5, four CFM56-3C1, and two Pratt & Whitney PW4156A engines and one Honeywell GTCP331(H) auxiliary power unit to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one Boeing 767-200EM, one Boeing 767-200ER, one Boeing 737-300, and one Boeing 737-500 aircraft to a U.S. part-out house
  • Representation of a U.S. aircraft lessor in its consignment for part-out of one McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft to a Dutch part-out house

Aircraft and Engine Maintenance and Conversion

  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on continuous airworthiness management agreement for three Boeing 737-400SF aircraft with a Swiss continuing airworthiness management organization
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on a maintenance services agreement for end-of-life maintenance services with a U.S. maintenance facility
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on an engineering and maintenance general terms agreement for conversion of Boeing 737 aircraft from passenger to freighter with a Canadian conversion facility
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on a general terms agreement for conversion of Boeing 737 aircraft from passenger to freighter with a U.S. conversion facility
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on a maintenance service agreement for CFM56-3 engine maintenance with a Norwegian maintenance facility
  • Representation of U.S. aircraft lessor on a general terms agreement for Rolls-Royce engine overhaul services with a Hong Kong maintenance facility

EDUCATION

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
(J.D.)
  • University of Southern California
(B.A.)

    ADMISSIONS

  • District of Columbia
  • State of California

    Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish