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Aviation Paralegal

$105,000- $120,000/ year
Posted Apr 02
Full Time
On Site
Atlanta, Georgia


Who We Are

We make the extraordinary, accessible, every day.

Wheels Up (NYSE: UP), a world leader in private aviation, offers a total private aviation solution that includes world-class safety, service, and flexibility through on-demand flights, membership programs, corporate solutions, aircraft management, whole aircraft sales, and a strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines.  We offer a challenging and rewarding career in an exciting and growing industry. This is a chance to join a team of some of the best aviation professionals in the industry, committed to unparalleled safety and service for our clients, in a range of sectors from military to ultra-high-net-worth individuals.


Role Overview

Wheels Up is seeking a paralegal who is highly competent, a self-starter, detail-oriented, and a team player, with 5+ years of aviation experience. The Aviation Paralegal role will support the Aviation Legal team and other lawyers within the Legal Department. Reporting to the Senior Vice President & Senior Aviation Counsel, this role will be a key member of the Wheels Up legal team.

Candidates must have experience supporting attorneys who are managing a high volume of diverse, complex aviation matters, including aircraft sales and leases, regulatory issues, and commercial contracts. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills necessary to use high-level communication skills, both oral and written, to effectively communicate with various levels of leadership and staff, across functions and in various settings.

The Aviation Paralegal will provide support across a variety of matters including the following day-to-day responsibilities in the areas of general support of the legal team and administrative support.



  • Prepare first drafts of letters, notices, LOIs, and other documents based on templates.
  • Keep track of status of the different workstreams and report it to the team and the client.
  • Manage delivery and closing processes, including FAA and IR filings.
  • Prepare execution documents and compiling signature pages.
  • Manage a data base of contracts.
  • Proofread documents, including reviewing and correcting formatting, numbering, pagination, etc.
  • Assist with research and information gathering.
  • Monitor and triage group inboxes and incoming mail.
  • Assist in creation of Power Point presentations.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education.
  • Paralegal certificate/experience.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in aviation transactions and regulatory matters, whether at a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Proficiency in MS Office skills (i.e., Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), Adobe, Zoom, and Docusign. Experience with Ironclad a plus.


Wheels Up Story

What’s In It For You

At Wheels Up, you will help make the extraordinary possible.  Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our 5x5 Values - Safety, Trust, Accountability, Belonging and Innovation - the core of who we are and what we celebrate.  At Wheels Up, our people are our success. Exploring a career at Wheels Up gives you a chance earn amazing compensation and benefits, helping you and your family have the type of balance you deserve in both your career, and life away from work:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 6%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Total Personal Well-being programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals


Salary Range

The wage range for this position ($105,000 – $120,000 base salary) is determined on a variety of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, such as differences in skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. This wage range has not been adjusted for any applicable geographic differential associated with where the position may be filled. At Wheels Up, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role. Your placement within the wage range is primarily based on your qualifications and experience.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


What You Will Bring

  • An unwavering commitment to SAFETY
  • The ability to build TRUST through transparency and communication
  • A commitment to achieving results the right way and a willingness to take ACCOUNTABILITY when we do not
  • The knowledge that there is power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together and a culture of BELONGING leads to unlimited and unrestricted collaboration
  • A belief that INNOVATION is only possible in an environment where we make things simpler, strive for continuous improvement and understand that great thinking can come from anywhere in our organization
  • A willingness to be curious, constantly asking questions to help promote creative thinking, problem solving and trouble shooting
  • A desire to collaborate and be part of a diverse team and when necessary, lean into and manage conflict effectively
  • A high level of integrity in everything you do
  • A strong commitment to service and a meticulous attention to detail
  • A level of professionalism unmatched in the aviation industry


Commitment to Diversity

At Wheels Up our 5x5 Value of Belonging is based on the principle that every employee has a voice. We believe in inclusiveness, and celebrate each person’s individuality, because there is power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. We are launching DEIB initiatives that support ALL employees and help to cultivate a culture where ALL employees can bring their authentic selves to work.


Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities

Wheels Up is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at or alternatively send a fax to 859-334-6552. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.

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