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Peter Sobota, Esquire

Peter Sobota, Esquire

Legal Services

Airport Operations

Air Charter Operations (Part 135)

FBO Outside General Counsel

Pilot Schools (Part 141)

Repair Stations (Part 145)

Vendor Agreements

Contract Negotiation and Review

Fuel Purchase Agreements

Hangar Leases

Aircraft Lease, Sale, and Purchase

Aviation Litigation

Aircraft Lien, Levy, and Sale

Signage and Advertising

Airline Labor Law

Small UAS (Drones)

Regulatory Compliance

Airman Licensing and Certificates

FAA Enforcement Actions

Insurance Claims

SOBOTA P.L. also provides a wide-range of other legal services to meet your personal and business needs. Contact our office to learn more about our wide-range of transactional and litigation legal services and how we can assist with resolving your legal matters. 

Aviation Counsel

Peter Sobota is a Board Certified Aviation Attorney. Board certification is Florida’s official, independent determination of a lawyer’s expertise to practice in a specialty field of law. It is the gold standard for Florida lawyers, representing a recognition by a lawyer’s peers that they have attained a level of professional expertise in their chosen field.  An aviation education and more than 40 years of flying experience provide a unique basis for understanding aviation legal issues. Mr. Sobota earned his degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a minor in Aviation and Aerospace Safety, which provides the technical knowledge, expertise, and skill to understand complex aviation matters. He holds a commercial pilot certificate with multiengine, instrument, and high performance ratings, and is also a licensed Part 107 small unmanned aircraft systems (drone) pilot. He is the 2024-2025 Chair of The Florida Bar Aviation Law Committee, a 2024 Aviation and Aerospace Super Lawyer, and is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which recognizes the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards.

SOBOTA P.L.'s South Florida office is located in Davie and features convenient access from all Fort Lauderdale and Miami airports. The firm also has satellite meeting and conference room facilities in downtown Fort Lauderdale and Miami Lakes. Mr. Sobota is pilot and a Board-Certified Specialist in Aviation Law who specializes in aviation transactions, regulatory compliance, and litigation. He has represented major financial institutions in a wide-range of matters and has a wealth of transactional and litigation experience.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida

  • State of Colorado

  • District of Columbia

  • Supreme Court of the United States


Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida



  • 2024-2025 Chair of the Florida Bar Aviation Law Committee

  • Broward County Bar Association

  • Broward Attorneys’ Real Estate Council (BAREC)

  • Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA)

  • Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

  • Top Rated Aviation and Aerospace Attorney by SuperLawyers 2024-2025

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Aviation Law Florida

Where legal solutions take flight

SOBOTA P.L. is a law firm dedicated to providing quality aviation legal services. We carefully evaluate our clients’ legal issues and serve their long-term interests, not just the problem of the moment. Let us show you the difference years of aviation experience can make.

Board Certified Aviation Attorney

Admitted to Practice Law

State of Florida

State of Colorado

D.C. Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States


Aviation Resources

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

FAA - Drones: Getting Started

FAA - UAS Data Delivery Service

FAA - UAS Registration

Flight Planning - 1800WXBrief

Flight Planning - Sky Vector

Florida Dept. of Revenue - Aircraft Sales and Use Tax

Florida Dept. of Revenue - Aircraft Sales and Use Tax Return

NASA - Aviation Safety Reporting System

NOAA Aviation Weather

NOAA Graphical Weather

National Business Aviation Association

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