Manager, Space Regulations & Standards Branch
FAA, Office of Commercial Space Transportation
Sabrina Jawed is the manager of the Space Regulations and Standards Branch in the Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST) at the FAA. She focuses primarily on developing regulations and guidance; addressing legislative, licensing, inter-agency and treaty issues; assisting in standards development; and overseeing the Safety Management System for AST. Prior to her position in AST, she was a senior attorney in the Airmen Certification and Commercial Space Law Branch of the Regulations Division in the Office of the Chief Counsel at the FAA. She was the lead attorney on the Streamlined Launch and Reentry License Requirements rulemaking. She has spoken on multiple ABA panels and at the Galloway Memorial Symposium, presented at the SMU Air Law Symposium, and served as a panelist at the ICAO/UNOOSA Aerospace Symposium in Vienna. She has also lectured for space law courses at Georgetown University Law Center, Columbus School of Law, and the University of Nebraska College of Law. Prior to working at the FAA, Sabrina clerked for one year at D.C. Superior Court for the Honorable Judge Russell F. Canan, dealing primarily with criminal law matters. She received her law degree from American University Washington College of Law in 2009, and her undergraduate degree from Duke University in 2006. She is admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia and New York.