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Located just miles from the Federal Aviation Administration Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, the law firm of McAfee & Taft has distinguished itself in the field of aviation law as having one of the largest and most experienced FAA aviation groups in the United States.

Recognized as experts in the field, many of the aviation lawyers are featured speakers at regional, national and international aviation conferences on a variety of topics related to aircraft title, finance and regulatory law and related matters, including the Cape Town Convention, the international treaty that has a significant impact on the perfection and enforcement of rights in aircraft and engines.

McAfee & Taft’s Aviation Group actively represents local, national and international clients – from individuals to leaders in industry – on a wide spectrum of aviation matters, including the negotiation and documentation of aircraft transactions, aircraft title and registration matters, aircraft tax issues, and closing and post-recordation perfection opinions.

McAfee & Taft’s Aviation Group also provides escrow services to help facilitate even the most complicated of aircraft transactions. By using McAfee & Taft as escrow agent, all parties to an aircraft transaction can have peace of mind knowing the closing process is handled by one of the top aviation law firms in the world.

McAfee & Taft attorneys are skilled at analyzing tax, securities and FAA regulatory considerations involved with owning and operating a business aircraft.  We often advise clients on matters involving time sharing, co-use, joint ownership and interchange arrangements.

The firm also has significant experience in assisting a wide variety of clients in fractional ownership of aircraft.

For more information regarding our specific areas of expertise, please select from the other links on this page.


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McAfee & Taft is one of only three law firms in the United States to be selected for membership in L2B Aviation, an international association of law firms that specializes in providing legal advice to the aviation industry, especially in matters pertaining to aircraft financing and leasing. McAfee & Taft has one of nation’s largest and most experienced FAA aviation groups and is widely regarded for its expertise in handling even the most complex aircraft transactions.

Aviation Team

J.D. Brown

Shareholder

(405) 270-6028

Joel A. Bulleigh

Shareholder

(405) 552-2248

Brian A. Burget

Shareholder

(405) 552-2205

Hannah N. Coker

Associate

(405) 552-2313

Maria E. Gonzalez

Shareholder

(405) 552-2358

Amanda R. Landherr

Associate

(405) 552-2320

Scott D. McCreary

Shareholder, Practice Group Leader

(405) 552-2367

Michael J. Power Jr.

Associate

(405) 552-2336

Erin M. Van Laanen

Shareholder

(405) 552-2208

Emma L. Wilson

Associate

(405) 270-6083

Paralegals

Judy Ames

Paralegal

(405) 552-2329

Janet Bennett

FAA Paralegal

(405) 681-9393

Rhonda Bennett

FAA Paralegal

(405) 684-9442

Qaitelynn Cummings

Paralegal

(405) 270-6013

Reese Deaton

Paralegal

(405) 228-7647

Jeri Fatheree

Paralegal

(405) 228-7657

Michelle Gerwitz

Paralegal

(405) 228-7648

Kambree Godwin

Paralegal

(405) 270-6078

Brandee Hudson

Paralegal

(405) 228-7619

Sunni Jackson

FAA Paralegal

(405) 435-8455

Debby Jones

Paralegal

(405) 228-7623

Dianna McCaulla

Paralegal

(405) 552-2319

Beth McHale

Paralegal

(405) 228-7669

Monica Minjarez

Paralegal

(405) 228-7662

Carlissa Plowden

Paralegal

(405) 228-7616

Linda Steinke

Paralegal

(405) 552-2357

Cassandra Sturgess

Paralegal

(405) 228-7645

Melissa Trent

Paralegal

(405) 228-7646

Katie Whitaker

Paralegal

(405) 228-7664