Joel C. Fry

Joel C. Fry

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303.623.9222 fax
1200 Seventeenth Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Joel Fry's practice focuses on aviation law, equipment leasing, finance, real ‎estate and corporate law. Joel advises clients in complex commercial transactions, including asset acquisition, financing and leasing transactions.

Joel has represented aircraft owners, lessors, financiers and airlines, in a wide variety of transactions involving aircraft. His experiences include:

  • Advising clients in connection with acquisitions and sales, secured financings, and cross-border transactions involving new and used commercial aircraft and engines
  • Representing lessors and lessees in domestic and international leasing transactions, including operating leases, finance leases and leveraged leases involving commercial aircraft (passenger and cargo), private aircraft and engines
  • Drafting and negotiating various aviation-related contracts, including contracts for the teardown, maintenance and refurbishment of aircraft and engines, consignment agreements, ownership trust documents and management and remarketing service agreements
  • Assisting clients with the registration and deregistration of aircraft, leases and ownership and security interests with the FAA, the International Registry and other aircraft registries around the world
  • Representing suppliers of aircraft and engine parts and providing legal advice with respect to all aspects of their business and operations

Joel also represents clients in ‎complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions ‎and sales, development and leasing.

Joel's general corporate experiences include entity selection and ‎formation; employee, shareholder and director issues; and merger ‎and acquisition transactions, including asset and stock purchases.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT), Member
  • American Bar Association Aircraft Finance Subcommittee

Other Info


J.D., Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 1997, with Honors
B.A., Miami University, 1993

Bar Admissions

Colorado, 2001

Court Admissions

Colorado State Judicial District Courts
Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Court of Appeals