Willis Lease Finance Corporation Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Willis Lease Finance Corporation (“WLFC”) regarding its recent data breach. The WLFC data breach may have involved sensitive personal information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


WLFC is an aviation services provider based in Florida. Founded in 1985, WLFC leases jet engines to commercial airlines, offering one of the broadest product lines in the industry, including engine types from all major manufacturers, lease terms to meet any operational need, engine pools and engine financing, sale leasebacks, forward purchases, finance leases and engine management.2 As a pioneer in establishing cooperative engine sharing pools, WLFC’s North American CFM56-7B Engine Sharing Pool provides services for more than 600 aircraft.2 Headquartered in Coconut Creek, Florida, WLFC has additional locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia, and employs over 200 individuals.


On January 31, 2024, WLFC discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which company data may have been accessed and acquired. Through its ongoing investigation, WLFC determined that an unauthorized party may have exfiltrated this data from its information technology (IT) systems. On February 9, 2024, WLFC reported the data breach in its Form 8-K filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

If you believe you have been impacted by the Willis Lease Finance Corporation data breach:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the WLFC data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  3. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  4. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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