The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that national law firm Davis Wright Tremaine has joined SIA as its newest Affiliate Member. An AmLaw 100 firm with offices across the U.S., Davis Wright serves leading technology clients, including numerous companies in the satellite and space industry.

“On behalf of SIA and its members, I would like to welcome Davis Wright Tremaine as the newest member of the Association,” said Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association.  “With the commercial satellite industry growing at an unprecedented rate, companies may face increased regulatory and spectrum challenges. Davis Wright’s expertise in technical, business, and regulatory matters faced by companies looking to deploy innovative satellite systems and space-based services make it an ideal addition to SIA.”

“We’re delighted to join SIA as an Affiliate Member,” said Lafayette Greenfield, a partner in Davis Wright’s Washington, D.C., office, who leads the firm’s space and satellite practice. “The emergence of novel space-related technologies has created unique legal, regulatory, and business challenges. We look forward to working with SIA to help create solutions to these challenges.”

Affiliate membership in SIA is open to satellite companies as well as supporting entities that advocate and promote the domestic commercial satellite industry.  SIA Affiliate Members receive a number of benefits including attendance at SIA’s Annual Association Meeting, participation in all open SIA meetings and most events (excluding the SIA Leadership Dinner) and SIA Member discounts to industry events.  For further details regarding membership in SIA, please see the following link:

About Davis White Tremaine

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is a national law firm with more than 600 lawyers representing clients based throughout the United States and around the world. For more information, visit

About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit

SIA Executive Members include: Amazon; AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; OneWeb; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; Amazon Web Services; Artel, LLC; AST & Science; Astranis Space Technologies Corp.; Blue Origin; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; Ovzon; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; Planet; SpaceLink; Telesat Canada; ULA; UltiSat and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; ARA; Aurora Insight; COMSAT; Davis Wright Tremaine; Envistacom, LLC; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Keysight Technologies, Inc.; Media Broadcast Satellite; Orange Business Services; Plexus Corp; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies; and Wiley