Maria Gonzalez joined McAfee & Taft in 2006 and focuses her practice on aviation matters, including the documentation of aircraft transactions and aircraft title and registration matters. Her practice involves the review of Federal Aviation Administration records for aircraft, engines and propellers and advising clients regarding title issues as well as liens and encumbrances of record at the FAA. She also reviews security agreements, leases, bills of sale and other documents to ensure compliance with FAA regulations and procedures and advises clients on matters arising under the Cape Town Convention with regard to the filings of interests and prospective interests in aircraft with the International Registry.
Maria is the co-author of the chapter “The Cape Town Convention: Key Issues for the Practitioner” featured in the International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law 2013, published by the Global Legal Group.
Active in the community, Maria serves on the boards of the YWCA of Oklahoma City and the Latino Community Development Agency and is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City's LOYAL program. In 2009, she was recognized for her professional and civic contributions to the state by being named to The Journal Record's list of Leadership in Law honorees.
Maria is fluent in Spanish and proficient in both French and Italian.