B.A., Austin College; J.D., University of Texas; LL.M., University of Nottingham
Professor Schenewerk is Senior Counsel at Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) where she works mainly on commercial and civil space launch legal and policy matters. Professor Schenewerk supports SpaceX’s FAA launch and FCC spectrum licensing efforts, Falcon and Dragon marine recovery teams, and NASA Authorization and Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act efforts on Capitol Hill. She has also worked on SpaceX’s NASA contracts for commercial crew and cargo carriage to the International Space Station. She has represented the Commercial Spaceflight Federation as part of the US delegation to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. Prior to joining SpaceX, Professor Schenewerk served as Deputy Associate Director for Legislative Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget in the Executive Office of the President. Professor Schenewerk has held positions as Counsel, Policy Director and Deputy Chief of Staff on Capitol Hill. Professor Schenewerk is a member of the New York and D.C. bars.