Crowe & Dunlevy Adds Commercial Space Transportation Attorney

Gregory R. Rasnake enhances firm’s Aviation & Commercial Space Practice Group with new legal offering

Gregory R. Rasnake has recently joined Crowe & Dunlevy as a director in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. A member of the firm’s Aviation & Commercial Space, Administrative & Regulatory and Criminal Defense, Compliance & Investigations Practice Groups, Rasnake has experience in government policy and regulations, commercial space transportation compliance, airmen certification and aircraft certification.

“The breadth of knowledge that Greg brings to the table offers our clients an even broader array of services,” said Robert Kalsu, Crowe & Dunlevy Aviation & Commercial Space Practice Group chair. “We’re excited to be embarking on a new area of law with his addition.”

Prior to joining Crowe & Dunlevy, Rasnake served as Acting Deputy Associate Administrator, Deputy Director of Strategic Planning and Chief of Staff of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Commercial Space Transportation. As Deputy Director of the Budget Office at the FAA, he served as the agency’s lead liaison to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees.

A United States Army veteran, Rasnake also served in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Government Affairs at the Department of Transportation and played a key role in the confirmation of many department presidential appointees. He held positions in human resources and Congressional affairs at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Department of Justice, including serving as Chief of Legislative Affairs at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

Rasnake received his Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and his bachelor’s degree at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia.

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