Of Counsel, Sundahl Named to Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee
The U.S. Secretary of Transportation has appointed Mark J. Sundahl to the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee. The Committee advises the Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Commercial Space Transportation, regarding regulations governing private space activity. Mark has served as Of Counsel to the firm since 2007. In addition to focusing on Space Law matters, he advises clients on international business transactions and export controls, including the EAR and the ITAR. Mark is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Administration at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.
Mark is a leading expert on the law of outer space, focusing on the business, legal and policy issues arising from private space activity. He has lectured around the world on Space Law and his writings have appeared in leading academic journals. He recently completed a term as Assistant Secretary of the International Institute of Space Law headquartered in Paris, and was a member of the working group charged with drafting a new international treaty on the finance of satellites and other space assets — the UNIDROIT Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment.