Gregory Rodriguez, Esq., working out of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, uses his unique experience working on Capitol Hill and as inhouse counsel for a transportation planning agency to provide legal and regulatory guidance concerning federal grant and contracting requirements, and monitors, counsels and advocates for clients on federal legislation, rulemakings and funding opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. Greg has indepth knowledge and understanding of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 and presents nationally on the policy and legal implications of the FAST Act.
Greg’s practice includes providing information, policy insight and legal assistance on the regulation and incorporation of emerging transportation technologies into our transportation network, including autonomous vehicles and drones. Greg regularly writes and speaks on policy and legal issues involving technology and innovation. Greg regularly participates in national webinars and speaks at conferences hosted by organizations including the Southern Special Districts drones. Greg regularly writes and speaks on policy and legal issues involving technology and innovation. Greg regularly participates in national webinars and speaks at conferences hosted by organizations including the Southern California Association of Governments and the Maryland Association of Counties on smart planning for driverless and connected vehicles.
Greg is well versed on the various contracting options available to public agencies and takes a handson approach to ensure a successful project delivery on public construction projects, including large transportation infrastructure projects. Greg previously served as inhouse ounsel for the San Diego Association of Governments, where he worked on the MidCoast Corridor Transit Project.
Before attending law school at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, Gregory was a staff member for U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Washington, D.C., where he provided legislative support for issues related to the environment, energy and water.
In his free time, Gregory enjoys cycling, traveling and spending time outdoors with his family. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California.