Richard A. Crowley is an attorney in Holland & Knight's New York office. Mr. Crowley concentrates in the tax aspects of business and financing transactions and has substantial experience in the following areas:

  • domestic and cross-border equity and debt financing and leasing of aircraft, vessels, railroad cars, and other equipment
  • purchase, sale, and like-kind exchange of aircraft, vessels, and railroad cars (including leased asset portfolios)
  • U.S. taxation of foreign airlines and shipping companies
  • international joint ventures to own and operate vessels, manufacturing facilities, and other facilities
  • business acquisitions and dispositions
  • private equity investment
  • securitization of aircraft lease and loan receivables

Representative Experience


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
  • Harvard College, A.B., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • The Best of the Best USA, Aviation, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2013, 2014, 2016-2018, 2020, 2022
  • Holland & Knight Pro Bono All-Star, 2020
  • Structured Loan Deal of the Year, Bonds & Loans Turkey Awards, 2019
  • Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2013, 2014, 2016-2020
  • The Legal 500 USA, Asset Finance and Leasing, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Law Review


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