Michael Power Jr. joins McAfee & Taft’s Aviation Group

February 21, 2023

McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, welcomes transactional attorney Michael J. Power Jr. to the firm’s renowned Aviation Group. Power’s practice focuses on the representation of clients, both domestic and international, in matters involving the buying, selling, leasing, financing, and registration of aircraft, as well as other matters that fall under the purview of the Federal Transportation Code, Federal Aviation Administration Regulations, FAA Aircraft Registry, and Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Protocol. Much of his work involves the documentation of aircraft transactions and aircraft title and registration matters, as well as negotiating and drafting contracts.

Prior to joining McAfee & Taft, Power served as the assistant general counsel for the Chickasaw Nation Chamber of Commerce, where he was responsible for researching and advising leadership on a broad range of employment, ERISA/ employee benefits, contract, taxation, and tribal matters affecting the Chickasaw Nation.

Power graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with his bachelor’s degree in religious studies. He then went on to earn his master of divinity degree from Baylor University before completing his Juris Doctor at the Oklahoma City University School of Law. While in law school, he was named an OCU Law Merit Scholar, served as the vice president of the Native American Law Student Association, and was a member of the Dean’s Diversity Counsel and the Holloway Inn of Court.

With more than 175 attorneys, McAfee & Taft is one of the nation’s 250 largest law firms as ranked by the National Law Journal.