Steve Avila, Legal Counsel for TSC, LLC (The Spaceship Company), has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2014 Fowler School of Law Orientation.

Avila has been recognized as one of California’s Leading In-house Counsel in 2014 by the
Daily Journal
. He is currently Legal Counsel for The Spaceship Company, an aerospace production company founded by Sir Richard Branson that is charged to build the world’s first fleet of commercial spaceships intended to make commercial, manned space travel a reality. Prior to joining the aerospace and defense industry, Avila worked in the banking industry, holding various business and legal roles at Citigroup, Inc., the leading global bank. Over his career, he has been actively involved with a number of civic and charitable organizations, including Big Brother Big Sister, Habitat for Humanity, the United Way, and Pro Bono Partnership in Connecticut.

The Fowler School of Law orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 13 and Thursday, August 14, 2014. Additional information is forthcoming to admitted students.