×

The life and career of General Counsel at NASA :

( 258 votes, average: 4.7 out of 5)
What do you think about this article? Rate it using the stars above and let us know what you think in the comments below.
He doesn't launch the space shuttle or navigate Mars rovers, but Paul Pastorek is the high-flying lawyer for the folks who do. Put on your space suits and explore the stellar life and career of this week's Law Star, the lawyer from Louisiana who holds the most far out General Counsel post of all.
 
Paul G Pastorek NASA General Counsel


Law Stars and astronauts have things in common. Most of all, both know that when it comes to aiming for stellar career heights, the sky is no limit. And no lawyer reaches for the stars like this week's Law Star, Paul G. Pastorek, General Counsel of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington, D.C. With NASA flying high as a cosmic kite as its Mars rovers and Hubble telescope deliver cosmic images to Earth that rival the scenery in any Hollywood sci-fi adventure, and as President Bush's new space policy sets lofty national goals for NASA and the nation's future space ventures, Mr. Pastorek skillfully guides the busy law department at the world's leading space agency.

Mr. Pastorek's role at NASA is his first position in the federal government. Appointed by President George W. Bush, he took command of the general counsel's office in February, 2002. And no, it did not hurt that Mr. Patorek was a close boyhood friend of his fellow Louisianan and the current chief of NASA, Administrator Sean O'Keefe.

Want to continue reading ?

Become a subscriber to LawCrossing's Job Seeker articles.

Once you become a subscriber you will have unlimited access to all of LawCrossing Job Seeker's articles.

There is absolutely no cost!


Loyola University

    


Featured Testimonials

LawCrossing is the best as it is informative and educative both at the same time.
Brian


Facts

LawCrossing Fact #100: Location, location, location. Look for jobs in the places you want to be!

 
Let's Do It!
Email:

Only LawCrossing consolidates every job it can find in the legal industry and puts all of the job listings it locates in one place.

  • We have more than 25 times as many legal jobs as any other job board.
  • We list jobs you will not find elsewhere that are hidden in small regional publications and employer websites.
  • We collect jobs from more than 250,000 websites and post them on our site.
  • Increase your chances of being seen! Employers on public job boards get flooded with applications. Our private job boards ensure that only members can apply to our job postings.

Success Stories

I was incredibly happy with the site. I thought it was very easy to use; had significantly more postings than any other site (or combination of sites); and provided a lot of useful information. (the number, and caliber, of job postings). Exactly what I was looking for – I have 5 years’ experience and was looking for a lateral move or an in-house position, and that’s exactly what I found!
  • Sarah E. Potter Louisville, KY