Charles Raley is a senior attorney with the FAA’s Office of Chief Counsel, Enforcement Division and is the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Team Lead for Enforcement, Policy & Outreach. His practice involves policy work and representing the Agency in litigation before the U.S. Courts of Appeal and in administrative proceedings before the National Transportation Safety Board and the Department of Transportation.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he was an aviator in the U.S. Navy flying the S-3B Viking. Charles earned a Juris Doctor degree with honors from The George Washington Law School, a Master of Science degree from the University of San Diego, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University. He is a member of the New York and Washington, DC bar associations.