Frank L. Polk
T: +1 405-552-2367
Frank Polk’s practice is focused on aviation title, finance and regulatory law and related matters, as well as the Cape Town Convention, the new international treaty that is having a dramatic impact on the perfection and enforcement of rights in aircraft and engines.
Due to the firm’s close proximity to the FAA Civil Aircraft Registry in Oklahoma City, Frank often acts as special FAA counsel and renders legal opinions based on the Transportation Code and applicable FAA regulations. In this capacity, he has represented a wide variety of regional, national and international clients in connection with owning, leasing, acquiring, financing and operating aircraft. This includes counseling clients on projects relating to ownership and operational issues of corporate aircraft (including fractional ownership) that are governed by FAA regulations.
Frank previously served as the leader of the Aviation Group for many years and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (corporate law, equipment finance law), Oklahoma Super Lawyers (aviation) and The International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers. He currently serves as a representative to the Legal Advisory Panel of Aviation Working Group and as a technical advisor to the International Registry Advisory Board. He is also a frequent panelist, speaker and organizer of aviation law conferences.