Milton “Skip” Smith

Chair of Aerospace Practice Group
Sherman & Howard

Director, International Institute of Space Law (IISL)

Skip is the Chair of Sherman & Howard’s Space Law Practice group and has over thirty years of experience in aerospace, defense and government contracts. Skip represents most segments of the aerospace industry, from large companies to start‐ups, and from manufacturers to launch service providers. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Space Law and is a past Chair of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable. Skip held several significant leadership positions during his Air Force career including Director of Space Law at Space Command and Chief of Space Law for the Air Force. Skip also served in Geneva as the Legal Advisor of the 50‐person U.S. Delegation at the ITU Conference on the Geostationary Satellite Orbit.  Skip is an Air Force Academy graduate and he received his law degree from George Washington University.  He has a Doctorate in Space Law from the Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University.

Related Sessions

Space Law Workshop

Monday, March 30, 2020

1:30 pm - 5:15 pm


Panel: Regulatory Developments Impacting Competitiveness

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm