David Walton, also known as Dave, Esq. has been the Chief Operating Officer, Secretary and General Counsel at Aircastle Ltd., since January 2006, August 2006 and March 2005 respectively. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. Walton served as the Chief Legal Officer of Boullioun Aviation Services, Inc. from 1996 to 2005. Prior to that, he was a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie in Seattle and Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience in aircraft leasing and finance. He received a BA in Political Science from Stanford University and a JD from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.