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Biography

Kristen Baldwin

Kristen Baldwin joins DOT from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, where she worked in the Web Communications Division of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.

Jonathan Moss

Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Operations

Jonathan Moss joined the Department of Transportation as Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Operations in September 2009.  Working closely with the Assistant General Counsel for Operations, Ronald Jackson, Jon assists with managing a group of 15 professionals, including 10 attorneys, who provide advice on a broad range of issues related to the Department’s emergency response activities, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), privacy law, environmental law, aviation economic issues, security (including cyber security) and other matter

Jane DeCell

Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation

Jane DeCell is the Deputy Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, the legal office that serves as legislative counsel to the Office of the Secretary in all modes of Transportation. Ms. DeCell has extensive senior level transportation legislative experience in maritime, pipeline, hazardous materials, and commercial motor carrier transportation, and serves as counsel to the Committee on the Marine Transportation System.

Thomas W. Herlihy

Assistant General Counsel for Legislation

Mr. Herlihy is the Assistant General Counsel for Legislation at the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Prior to this, he worked in the regulations division of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Chief Counsel's Office, and he served as a line officer in the United States Navy. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and Columbia University Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the D.C. Bar Association.

Michael W. Lowder

Director, Office of Intelligence, Security, & Emergency Response

Michael W. Lowder Director, Office of Intelligence, Security, & Emergency ResponseMichael W. Lowder serves as the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Security, & Emergency Response (S-60) for the U.S. Department of Transportation.   A member of the Senior Executive Service, Mr.

Camille Hazeur

Director, Office of Civil Rights

Camille Hazeur Director, Office of Civil RightsCamille M. Hazeur, an experienced professional with an impressive record of accomplishment regarding issues of equity and diversity, was appointed Director, Departmental Office of Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary, U. S. Department of Transportation in October 2009.  In this capacity, Camille is the designated advisor to the Secretary of Transportation on civil rights matters.

Paul M. Geier

Paul M. Geier is the Assistant General Counsel for Litigation for the Department of Transportation, a Senior Executive Service position he has held for the past twenty years.  In this capacity, Mr. Geier has been responsible for developing the Department's positions in numerous Supreme Court and lower federal court cases that have included a wide range of constitutional and administrative law issues as well as regulatory challenges.

Donald H. Horn

Mr. Horn has been Assistant General Counsel for International Law since 1988.   Before moving to DOT,  Mr. Horn was Associate General Counsel, Pricing & Entry at the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board. Under his leadership, the Office of International Law received the Secretary's Gold Medal Award for Outstanding Achievement for "extraordinary effectiveness in expanding opportunities for international aviation through creative and innovative initiatives."

Judith S. Kaleta

Judith S. Kaleta is the Deputy General Counsel, the Alternate Agency Ethics Official, and the Dispute Resolution Specialist for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  Ms. Kaleta has served as Chief Counsel of the Research and Special Programs Administration, Acting Chief Counsel of the Federal Transit Administration, Special Assistant to the Chief Counsel of the Federal Highway Administration, and staff attorney in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  Before joining DOT, Ms. Kaleta was an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division.

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