David Lopez is an Attorney-Adviser for the International Law Practice Group in the Office of the General Counsel at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. He received his J.D. from University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas where he interned at Johnson Space Center’s Office of the Chief Counsel. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in political science focusing on international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. While in law school, Mr. Lopez and his teammate were crowned National Champions of Catholic University of America’s National Moot Court Immigration Competition in 2016 held in Washington DC. At NASA, Mr. Lopez supports the Science Mission Directorate, Space Technology Mission Directorate, and the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate by reviewing and advising on international agreements with other space agencies and foreign partners. He also supports on export control matters, planetary defense, and space law-related matters.