About Us

We have the best clients in the world.

Cooling & Herbers has a proud history. For over forty years, Cooling & Herbers has been a preeminent leader and pioneer in the aviation legal field. Founding partners James Cooling and Paul Herbers, both of whom have been honored as Super Lawyers 2005-2021, have assembled a sophisticated team of seasoned attorneys with extraordinary legal skills and work ethic specializing in aviation transactions and litigation, business law, civil litigation, environmental law, insurance law and municipal law, zoning, finance and real estate development.

The firm represents clients from all corners of the world. Our clients are world-class industry leaders and include Fortune 500 companies, pilots, aircraft management and maintenance facilities, charter operators, airports, insurance companies and Hollywood executives and celebrities.

As a leading international law firm, we are committed to; achieving results that exceed expectations; handling complex matters locally, nationally and internationally; being accessible, efficient, responsive and technologically sophisticated; providing a high quality, creative, and result-oriented legal team to individuals and businesses, and; serving as a primary resource and partner in all aspects of our clients’ business growth and development.

Based out of the heartland of America, we work across multiple time zones to accomplish our clients’ goals efficiently and affordably. No matter is too big or too small; no challenge too hard or too great.