Elizabeth Candelario is a partner with Parlatore Law Group and focuses her practice on aviation law, federal and state lobbying compliance, and representing organizations as outside general counsel. She brings her significant breadth of experience, knowledge base, and enthusiasm to each issue she tackles, whether it is providing guidance and advice, regulatory interpretation, or crafting an argument. Her thorough analysis and focus on the unique circumstances and legal nuance of each case make Ms. Candelario a zealous appellate advocate.
Ms. Candelario has over 11 years of experience representing individuals and organizations in matters involving the FAA, focusing primarily on appeals to the National Transportation Safety Board and the U.S. Courts of Appeal on behalf of FAA certificate holders defending against enforcement action or seeking review of a denial of certification. She has successfully argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on issues involving the validity and interpretation of FAA procedural requirements. She has particular experience in defending against allegations of intentional falsification. She also represents entities seeking to intervene or participate in cases as amicus curia, both before the NTSB and federal courts. Additionally, Ms. Candelario is experienced in advising companies on regulatory compliance matters.
Ms. Candelario also assists clients in their advocacy efforts, including at the grassroots level, to comply with lobbying disclosure and ethics rules at the federal, state, and local levels. She has extensive knowledge of the requirements of the Lobbying Disclosure Act. She works with clients to provide training on registration triggers and disclosure obligations, provide advice and oversight of the preparation and submission of required filings, and to advise clients in an effort to ensure compliance with ethical requirements and limitations imposed by federal or state lobbying laws.
Ms. Candelario has also worked with non-profit associations to provide legal guidance, draft and review corporate documents, and assist with various issues that arise in the role of general counsel.
In addition to her work with Parlatore Law Group, Ms. Candelario volunteers in the Legal Assistance office at Camp Pendleton, providing advice and mediation services to military members and dependents. She lives in Oceanside, CA, with her husband and two little boys.
Ms. Candelario graduated in the top 10% of her class at Villanova University School of Law. She completed her undergraduate degree at La Salle University, where she was a member of the University Honors Program and graduated Magna Cum Laude.