The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced today that Lauren Haertlein has joined the association as Director of Safety and Regulatory Affairs.
A licensed private pilot, Haertlein comes to GAMA from Arnold & Porter, where she was an associate in the Food and Drug Administration and healthcare group. She previously had served as a law clerk to Judge James A. Wynn, Jr., on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Haertlein is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. A native of New Jersey, she received her J.D. and M.A. in philosophy from Duke University and her B.A. in biology and political science from Tufts University.
“We are very pleased to welcome Lauren to our staff,” GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce said. “Her impressive legal and policy skills will be a tremendous asset as we continue to seek common-sense regulations for general aviation manufacturers throughout the world. In addition, her passion for and knowledge of aviation will be extremely beneficial as she leads GAMA’s efforts to continue to improve our industry’s safety record.”