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A SPAARO aircraft designed and built by Virginia Tech flying at our Kentland Farms facility near Blacksburg, Virginia. (PHOTO: RichmondBizSense.com)

A SPAARO aircraft designed and built by Virginia Tech flying at our Kentland Farms facility near Blacksburg, Virginia. (PHOTO: RichmondBizSense.com)

RICHMOND, Va. (RichmondBizSense.com) – The newest practice group at one of Richmond’s biggest law firms has its eye on the sky.

LeClairRyan recently launched a group that specializes in legal issues involving Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – more commonly known as drones.

The practice has about 20 lawyers — including two in Richmond — who specialize in aviation, intellectual property, litigation and other areas. Tim Adelman, an attorney and certified flight instructor, leads the group from LeClairRyan’s Annapolis, Md., office.

Adelman said he’s been working with clients with UAS legal concerns – both in the public and private sectors — since 2006.

“Privacy has become a hot button issue with unmanned aircraft,” he said.

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