Founder and managing attorney of Nilsson Law, PLLC
Since 2015, she has been full-time faculty at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Prescott, Arizona, teaching Aviation Law, Global UAS Regulations, Global UAS Risk Management, UAS Ground School, How to start a small UAS Business, Business Law, and Business Ethics. Dr. Sarah Nilsson has both an aviation and a legal background. She began her career as a pilot in 1994. She holds an ATP in multi and single engine fixed-wing airplanes, a gold seal CFI, CFII, MEI, and a small UAS pilot certificate. Sarah volunteers as a FAA Safety Team Representative with the Scottsdale Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) and as a command pilot with Angel Flight West as she felt the need to put her Cherokee 235 to good use! Sarah is co-author of the 6th and 7th edition of Practical Aviation and Aerospace Law, with Scott Hamilton. In 2017, she published her own book on U.S. Drone Law for the American Bar Association entitled Drones Across America. She makes multiple media appearances as an expert in UAS regulation, law, and policy and has published many articles and research documents for the FAA and NASA.
Currently Scheduled: Day 1 Session 4: Regulations (Commercial)