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Chief Counsel

About the Chief Counsel

The Office of the Chief Counsel renders legal services and provides legal policy and direction to all FMCSA Headquarters and field offices. The staff provides legal representation and other services in connection with litigation and administrative proceedings involving FMCSA or its officials. They provide appropriate liaison and assistance to the Department of Justice and the DOT Office of the General Counsel on a variety of legal and policy matters. The Office of the Chief Counsel is responsible for the Agency's Ethics Program, which provides ethics training and counseling to all FMCSA staff.