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Charles Stotler

Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Air and Space Law

Charles Stotler is a Professor of Practice and Director of the Center for Air and Space Law at UM Law. He teaches courses on air and space law, serves as faculty advisor to students participating in the air and space law moot court competitions and advises students on LL.M. theses. His research focuses on the effects of the fragmentation of international law on aerospace governance and on rule of law for outer space activities.

Mr. Stotler also advises a broad array of clients on law, policy and regulatory issues, both independently as well as in support of the work of Aviation Advocacy, a Swiss-based consultancy. He focuses on activities and technologies that push policy and regulatory boundaries, such as unmanned aircraft systems and novel uses of space applications.

Mr. Stotler was called to the bar in California in 2010 and New York in 2011.


  • LL.M., Air and Space Law, McGill University
  • J.D., Loyola University New Orleans
  • M.A., St. John’s College
  • B.S., Mount St. Mary’s University