Troy A. Rolf

Troy Rolf concentrates his practice in the areas of business aircraft transactions and operations. Troy also manages the firm’s Minnesota office.

Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center (Master of Laws in Taxation, with distinction, 2001)
  • University of Minnesota Law School (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1996)
  • University of North Dakota, Center for Aerospace Sciences (B.S. in Aeronautical Studies, summa cum laude, 1993)
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 1999
Court Admissions
  • United States Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Professional Background
  • Federal Aviation Administration, Office of the Chief Counsel - attorney in the airspace and air traffic branch of the regulations division (1997-1998)
  • U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of the General Counsel - attorney in the General Counsel's D.O.T. Honors Attorney program for recent law school graduates (1996-1997)
  • Federal Aviation Administration, air traffic control specialist (1985-1993)
  • U.S. Army, air traffic control specialist (1980-1984)
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association (Member, Business Law Section, Commercial Financial Services Committee, Aircraft Financing Subcommittee, Forum on Air and Space Law, Aircraft Finance and Contracts Division)
  • National Business Aviation Association
  • Minnesota Business Aviation Association
  • Helicopter Association International (Member, Economics Committee)
Publications
  • Taxing the CEO's Jet: Federal Taxation of Corporate and Private Aircraft Ownership and Operations, 66 J. Air L. & Com. 1605 (2001)
  • The Coming of Age of Fractional Aircraft Ownership Programs, The Air & Space Lawyer, Spring 2001
  • International Aircraft Noise Certification, 65 J. Air L. & Com. 383 (2000)
  • Frequent contributor to World Aircraft Sales magazine and other aviation industry publications
Aviation Certificates
  • Commercial Pilot - Airplane with single and multi-engine land, and instrument ratings
  • Advanced Ground Instructor
  • Control Tower Operator