Government Experience

  • Department of Justice: Civil Division—Trial Attorney


  • University of Wisconsin, B.A. (1969)
  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D. (1979)

Lorraine B. Halloway

Retired Partner

Lorraine B. Halloway (Lorry) is a retired partner and was resident in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, where she served as chair of the Aviation Group and was a member of the International Trade Group. She helped clients resolve aviation regulatory and export control/embargo issues beginning in 1986.

Lorry counseled and represented airlines, forwarders, charter operators, manufacturers, shippers, and trade associations in enforcement, fitness, licensing, and rulemaking proceedings before the Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Homeland Security, federal courts and foreign governments. Examples include:

  • Advised a major U.S. airline, regional airlines, and foreign airlines on DOT's consumer protection rules and drafted comments for clients in related rulemaking proceedings.
  • Represented U.S. and foreign airlines before DOT, FAA, and other federal agencies.
  • Served as general counsel to the Regional Airline Association and advised Helicopter Association International on aviation issues.
  • Defended shippers and carriers in civil penalty cases arising under DOT's Hazardous Materials Regulations.
  • Represented Continental Airlines in administrative and judicial challenges that led to withdrawal of FAA's slot auction rules.
  • Represented several airline petitioners in a judicial challenge to assessments of additional security fees.
  • Led a team that prepared comments for a key airline trade association on the FAA's flight and duty time rulemaking proposal.

Export Control/Embargoes
Lorry represented a wide-range of clients before the Bureau of Industry & Security (Commerce Department), Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (State Department), Office of Foreign Assets Control (Treasury Department), and the Department of Homeland Security. She interpreted export laws and regulations, advised on licensing and embargo issues, drafted export control compliance programs and trained on their implementation, conducted audits and investigations, recommended and formulated corrective actions, and prepared voluntary disclosures. She also represented clients in enforcement proceedings involving alleged violations of customs, export control, and embargo laws and regulations. Lorry's export control clients included large and small U.S.-based companies and foreign entities.

Before joining Crowell & Moring, Lorry served as a law clerk at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (1979-80) and as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (1980-84).

Lorry was recognized as a leading aviation attorney by Chambers USA. In 2011, she received the International Law Office Client Choice Award in the U.S. Aviation category.