Tara Niendorf is an associate attorney whose focus is on representing and assisting clients through transactional matters related to the purchase, sale, lease, finance, and registration of aircraft. Her daily practice concentrates on facilitating and documenting aircraft transaction, title, and registration issues. Her expertise includes matters relating to the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations and Aircraft Registry, Federal Transportation Code, and Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Aircraft Protocol.
Tara earned her Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While in law school, she was recognized for her academic excellence with three named scholarships including the William T. Comfort Scholarship, multiple American Jurisprudence awards for top performance in a course, inclusion on the Dean’s Honor Roll, and selection to the Order of the Coif. Tara served as an Assistant Managing Editor for the University of Oklahoma Law Review, published a peer-reviewed article, and was a member of numerous organizations including the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court and Phi Delta Phi international legal honor society. She also mentored international law students as part of an exchange program.
Tara’s professional experience is varied. During law school, she served as a legal extern for the civil division of the U.S. Department of Justice for the Western District of Oklahoma and for the Honorable Judge Shon T. Erwin. She also worked as a summer associate with a large, prominent Oklahoma law firm. Prior to law school, Tara worked as a paralegal both in private practice and for a state government following her graduation magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas A&M University.
Tara and her husband, an active duty Air Force pilot, reside in Oklahoma City with their daughter and two dogs.
Susan H. Haught
Adrianna B. Jenson
R. Steven Haught
Mark J. Peregrin counsels business aviation and commercial aviation clients in a broad range of aviation transactional matters involving the buying, selling, leasing, financing and registration of aircraft. Among other clients, he represents both corporate and individual owners of aircraft, manufacturers in the aerospace industry, leasing companies and banks and lending institutions. His practice is focused on aviation transactional matters that involve the Federal Transportation Code, the practice of aviation law before the FAA Civil Aircraft Registry, and matters related to the Cape Town Convention and the International Registry.
Prior to joining Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson, Mark was with a law firm engaged in the commercial mortgage backed securities industry with a focus on real estate transactional work including the sale and leasing of real estate, financing of real estate through pooled loans and the sale and assignment of commercial mortgages. Mark led the loan resolution and controversy department for clients in the State of Oklahoma. Typically, his practice would involve representation in both state and federal courts, including bankruptcy court as well as non-judicial workouts.
Mark graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1983 and earned a juris doctorate from the University of Oklahoma in 1987. Mark is admitted to Oklahoma state courts including the Oklahoma Supreme Court, United States Federal Court, including Bankruptcy Courts in the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma, as well as the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Oklahoma County Bar Association.
Mark currently resides in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife, Shannon. Mark is active in the sporting activities of his three sons.
Adrianna Jenson joined Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson as an associate attorney in 2014. Adri assists in closing transactions involving the sale, registration, leasing, and financing of commercial and corporate aircraft, the filing of supporting documents at the Federal Aviation Administration Civil Aircraft Registry, and the registration of associated interests at the International Registry. Adri is also interested in the registration of unmanned aircraft systems at the FAA.
Adri received her Juris Doctor with Highest Honors from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2014. While in law school, she had many notable achievements, including numerous American Jurisprudence awards for academic excellence, constant presence on the Dean's Honor Roll, and receipt of the William T. Comfort Scholarship, as well as induction into the University of Oklahoma Chapter of the Order of the Coif upon her graduation. Adri served as an Articles Editor for the Oklahoma Law Review. She also participated in fraternal activities including the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court and Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity. Through the College of Law’s externship program, she served as a legal extern for Oklahoma Lawyers for Children.
Prior to attending law school, Adri graduated summa cum laude from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Science degree and earned a Master of Education degree from the University of Oklahoma.
In her free time, Adri enjoys reading, baking, running, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog. Adri loves to sing and is involved in the music ministry at her church.
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Robin D. Jenson is a shareholder of Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson. Robin has been involved in the aviation industry since 1979 and assists clients as special aviation counsel worldwide in structuring and closing transactions involving the sale, registration, leasing and financing of commercial, corporate, and private aircraft and the filing of such transaction documents with the FAA Registry in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as well as registering the associated interests on the International Registry.
Throughout the years Robin has closed on thousands of commercial and corporate aircraft and has played an instrumental role in the transactional restructuring of major air carrier fleets, including transactions that are deemed to be the largest recorded in the history of the FAA Registry.
Robin is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, having received her B.S. in 1979. She received her juris doctorate from Oklahoma City University in 1986. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section and Forum Committee on Air and Space Law. She is also a member of the National Business Aviation Association and the Association of Aircraft Title Lawyers and has an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. Robin was selected as one of the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers, by The International Who's Who of Aviation Lawyers and The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.
Robin and her family reside in Oklahoma City, where not only is she involved in the lives of her two sons, but also with the youth at her church as a High School Sunday School teacher. She is an avid sports fan of both the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Oklahoma Sooners.
Robert M. Peregrin
R. Steven Haught is Of Counsel to Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson. Steve’s practice involves aviation title and finance law including the structuring and closing of transactions relating to the sale, registration, leasing and financing of private, corporate and commercial aircraft and the filing of such transaction documents with the FAA Registry. He is a member of the Association of Aircraft Title Lawyers and the National Business Aviation Association.
Steve was graduated from Georgetown University in 1974 and from the University of Oklahoma College of Law with a juris doctorate degree in 1978. He was a law review editor, a member of both the National Moot Court and International Moot Court Teams and was awarded the Best Speaker award at the Law Day Competition before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma. He was awarded membership in the Order of the Barristers.
Engaged in the private practice of law since 1978, Steve has an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. In addition to the services described above, Steve represents a variety of corporate clients in civil litigation matters. He is admitted to practice before the following courts: United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Federal Claims; United States Court of International Trade; Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals; United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma; United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma; and the Supreme Court of Oklahoma.
He is a member of the Tenth Circuit Judicial Conference and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Oklahoma Bar Association. Steve has been a member of the Panel of Arbitrators and has mediated cases for the American Arbitration Association since 1989. He is a member of the Boards of Mediators and Arbitrators for NASD, Regulation, Inc. and serves on the Mediation Panel of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He is also on the arbitration panels for the NYSE and National Arbitration Forum. Steve has served as an Administrative Law Judge for the Oklahoma Department of Mines since 1988 and acted as a Special Municipal Judge for the City of Oklahoma City from 1994-2006. Governor Henry Bellmon appointed him to serve as a Commissioner (Vice-Chairman, 1991-92) of the Oklahoma Merit Protection Commission.
In his leisure time, Steve likes to travel with his wife Susan and devotes his time to charitable organizations in the community, serving on boards for Ballet Oklahoma (President); Odyssey Society-Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra; and the Oklahoma Society To Prevent Blindness. Steve has completed 5 marathons.
Robert M. Peregrin is a founding member and shareholder of Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson, P.C. He assists clients as special Federal Aviation Administration and International Registry counsel in structuring and closing worldwide transactions involving the sale, registration, leasing and financing of private, corporate and commercial aircraft to achieve perfection and priority at the FAA and on the IR.
Bob frequently speaks at seminars and professional conferences on topics pertaining to aircraft registration, liens, financing and leasing issues involving the FAA and registrations at the IR pursuant to the Cape Town Convention. Bob’s expertise has earned recognition by The International Who’s Who of Aviation Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America for equipment finance law. Bob serves on the International Registry Advisory Board and the Legal Advisory Panel for the International Registry.
His professional memberships include the American Bar Association, the ABA’s Business Law Section and Forum Committee on Air and Space Law, the National Business Aviation Association, and the Association of Aircraft Title Lawyers. Bob is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Bob earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1982, following his undergraduate education at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Bob is a fourth degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and enjoys martial arts, competitive shooting sports and riding his motorcycle. He and his wife, Donna, are active at their church and with the Boys Ranch Town in Edmond, Oklahoma.
As a shareholder of Daugherty, Fowler, Peregrin, Haught & Jenson, Susan H. Haught acts as special aviation counsel assisting clients world-wide with transactions involving the sale, registration, leasing and financing of private, corporate and commercial aircraft, and coordinates filings of transaction documents with the FAA Registry, the registration of associated interests on the International Registry and issuance of closing opinions. She offers years of experience in consulting with clients as to the structuring of transactions to comply with multi-faceted federal regulations and FAA internal policies, as well as registrations to be made under the Cape Town Treaty to protect the respective interests of the parties.
Susan was closely involved in discussions with the FAA, trust companies and industry in the FAA’s development and implementation of the Non-Citizen Trust Policy Clarification, as well as the FAA Re-registration Rule. Additionally, as an attending member of the International Registry Advisory Board, she has helped draft International Registry Regulations and assisted in the development of changes to the International Registry mechanisms.
Susan is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma and was graduated from Oklahoma City University with a juris doctorate degree in 1984. She is a member of the Aircraft Financing Subcommittee and the Forum Committee on Air and Space Law of the American Bar Association, the National Business Aviation Association, the National Aircraft Finance Association and the Association of Aircraft Title Lawyers.
Susan has been a featured speaker at numerous aviation conferences regarding FAA and International Registry matters, as well as providing primers and discussions of emerging industry trends relative to the Cape Town Treaty. She has an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as a preeminent lawyer in The World’s Leading Aviation Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America and The International Who's Who of Aviation Lawyers. She has been admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.
Prior to practicing law in the private sector, Ms. Haught served as a vice president of a major financial institution in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma managing the Loan Review Department and specializing in real estate construction lending. Over the years, she has been involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Oklahoma City Junior League, the Persimmon Hill Associate Board of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tara M. Niendorf
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