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Sherman & Howard Member Milton “Skip” Smith Featured in “Law Week Colorado” Article on Space Law

DENVER, Colo. (December 13, 2019) – Sherman & Howard lawyer Milton “Skip” Smith was featured in a recent “Law Week Colorado” article concerning the growth of space law and the complex regulations that surround it.

The article, “Room for Advancement in Space Law,” discusses the growing demand for attorneys with niche insights into space law matters. Over the past 40 years, the space business has expanded to include more key players than just government space agencies. Corporations joined the activities and are expected to operate under strict Space Act agreements when launching cargo into orbit.

Smith’s commentary highlighted the shifting environment within space law, noting that the increase in activity raises concerns regarding the liability of the debris left behind in space.

The full article was published in the December 9 edition of “Law Week Colorado” (subscription required).