Brandee Hudson provides administrative and paralegal support for McAfee & Taft’s worldwide aircraft financing, title and registration practice and works directly with attorneys to protect clients’ interests in aircraft, engines and helicopters. Her responsibilities include preparing aircraft and engine records for review, reviewing and compiling FAA records for outstanding title and lien issues, preparing aircraft closing instruments, and verifying the posting of recorded instruments by the FAA to the proper aircraft, engine and helicopter records.
Prior to joining McAfee & Taft in 2021, Brandee worked for one of the world’s largest aircraft title and escrow companies for more than seven years. She began her career in the aviation industry as a compliance officer and wire coordinator and later transitioned to serve as an escrow agent assistant. Together, these roles provided her with skills and experience in a wide range of areas, including conducting anti-money laundering due diligence, handling incoming and outgoing wire transfers, creating escrow files for aircraft transactions, coordinating with the Federal Aviation Administration for proper registration of aircraft, ordering domestic and international title searches, and filing international interests on the International Registry.
Brandee earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma and her associate’s degree in business from Oklahoma City Community College. She also earned training certificates from Professional Bank Services, Inc. for courses in Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act Compliance, Customer Due Diligence New BSA Regulation, and Banking Third Party Payment Processors.