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Dana Muir

Professor Dana Muir Elected to The Aerospace Corporation Board of Trustees

1/6/2004 --

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Dana M. Muir, the Louis and Myrtle Moskowitz research professor of business and law and associate professor of business law at the University of Michigan Business School, has been elected to The Aerospace Corporation's board of trustees. Muir was elected to a three-year term during the board's annual year-end meeting last month at the company's headquarters in El Segundo, Calif.

The Aerospace Corporation board of trustees consists of eminent individuals from the business, scientific, academic and public service communities. The board elects corporate officers, sets policy and directs the general management of the corporation.

Muir's expertise is in the area of employment law, securities law and employee benefits. Her research into employee benefits has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts.

"Dana has a very good background in these areas, and we look forward to her participation on the board," said William F. Ballhaus Jr., president and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation.

Muir was a delegate to the first and second White House-Congressional National Summits on Retirement Savings and has served as a congressional fellow. She currently serves as a member of the Department of Labor's Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans.

She is the author of A Manager's Guide to Employment Law: Protecting Your Company and Yourself, published by Jossey-Bass in April 2003 as part of the Michigan Business School's Pressing Problem series. Prior to joining the Business School, Muir practiced law at national law firms in Chicago and Detroit. She also held a number of human resource positions at Chrysler Corp.

The Aerospace Corporation is an independent, nonprofit company that provides objective technical analyses and assessments for national security space programs and selected civil and commercial space programs in the national interest.

For more information, contact:
Bernie DeGroat
Phone: 734.936.1015 or 734.647.1847