DOT employees must adhere to specific standards of ethical conduct. DOT employees must also comply with Federal ethics laws and other laws that address employee conduct. To assist DOT employees in meeting their ethical obligations, DOT conducts an ethics program that provides ongoing ethics training, advice, and counseling. The Standards of Ethical Conduct provide an essential guide for employees to follow as they perform their duties and responsibilities.
Under the executive direction of the General Counsel, the Office of General Law provides legal advice and services with respect to: