Collaborate with VREF for Expert Witness and Litigation Solutions in Aviation

Leverage the extensive experience of VREF’s veteran aviation specialists, bringing over sixty years of collective expertise to your service in areas ranging from trial testimonies to corporate litigation. Our team navigates each scenario with a deep-seated commitment to professionalism, grounded in fact-based and data-driven principles.

Services Offered

Trial Testimonies

Offering expert testimonies in federal and state courts, we stand as reliable witnesses driven by experience and expertise.


Our depositions are characterized by meticulous accuracy, conveying expert viewpoints with precision and reliability.

Corporate Litigation

Guiding global business litigations expertly, ensuring comprehensive approaches to legal proceedings.

Your Trusted Aviation Expert Witness

We concentrate our expertise in a vast array of aviation trial and litigation spheres, including but not limited to:

  • Asset Valuation: Extensive valuation services covering corporate, general aviation, and vintage aircraft, helicopters, avionics, hangars, and Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) amenities.
  • Cybersecurity: Safeguarding aviation infrastructures with robust cybersecurity protocols and measures.
  • Diminution of Value: Expert assessments of value decrement in various aviation assets.
  • Post-Accident Analysis: Thorough examination and evaluation of aircraft damage post-accident.
  • Management Services: Offering adept management services encompassing aircraft and flight school operations, maintenance, and drone valuations.
  • Valuations and Appraisals: Providing detailed valuation guides and appraisal reviews, including specialties in firefighting and air transport valuations.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring alignment with regulatory mandates through expert DAR management and guidance on STC approval processes.
  • Advisory on Transactions and Agreements: Facilitating smooth aircraft transactions, recovery, and resale processes while aiding in the resolution of back-to-back disputes and breach of contract issues.
  • Economic Analysis: Delivering insightful analyses on the economics of aircraft operations, inclusive of hourly maintenance cost programs.

By entrusting your aviation litigation needs to VREF, you not only secure expert assistance, but a partnership grounded in professionalism, precision, and a wealth of experience. Reach out to collaborate with a team that prioritizes data-driven insights and sound principles in every endeavor.

Dependable Expertise at Your Service

Why Choose VREF?

In any expert witness engagement, VREF stands apart through its deep-rooted understanding of aviation grounded in skill, advanced education, elite training, and many years of hands-on experience. When you choose VREF, you’re not just getting a service; you’re securing peace of mind and a partner committed to excellence in meeting all your expert witness and litigation needs.

Our Senior Management

Boasting a remarkable cumulative experience of 300 years, the team at VREF holds the prestigious recognition of being Accredited Senior Appraisers in aviation by the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).

Proven Track Record in Court

Since its inception in 1994, VREF’s proficient team has steadfastly represented a diverse client base including plaintiffs, defendants, insurers, financial entities, and manufacturers in both federal and state courts, showcasing a legacy of competence and success.

Our Credentials and Recognitions

VREF is proud to hold the following notable certifications and accreditations, underlining our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of expertise and professionalism:

Choosing VREF means entrusting your needs to a team with an impeccable pedigree of credentials and a rich history of satisfied clients in the aviation sector. Let our expertise pave the way to your success.

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