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Faculty Profile

Michelle Lea Desyin Hanlon

School of Law
AIR AND SPACE LAW INSTRUCTOR
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RCK LAW CENTER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7361
Joined UM: July 9, 2018

Areas of Expertise

  • LAW
  • LAW, AVIATION AND SPACE
  • LAW, BUSINESS LAW
  • LAW, CONTRACTS AND CORPORATE

Brief Bio

Michelle is an Associate Director LL.M. Program in Air and Space Law. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Yale College and her J.D. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. She earned her LLM in Air and Space Law from McGill University where the focus of her research was commercial space and the intersection of commerce and public law. Prior to focusing on space law, Michelle was engaged in a private business law practice. Her legal career commenced with the restructuring of sovereign debt for a number of South and Latin American countries and evolved into the negotiation and implementation of cross-border technology mergers and acquisitions. Her subsequent solo practice advised entrepreneurs across four continents on all aspects of bringing their innovative ideas to market: from basic corporate formation to financings and buyouts. Michelle is a Co-Founder and the President of For All Moonkind, Inc., a nonprofit corporation that is the only organization in the world focused on protecting human cultural heritage in outer space. For All Moonkind has been recognized by the United Nations as a Permanent Observer to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Michelle is also President of the National Space Society.

Degrees

MA
Air and Space
McGill University/Quebec, Canada (2017)

Committee Memberships

Law - Law Journal Advisors
Ad Hoc Committee