Jeffrey N. Shane, Department of Transportation
Jeffrey N. Shane was appointed by the President as Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) in 2003. In this position, he serves as principal policy advisor to the Secretary of Transportation, with oversight responsibility for the Office of Transportation Policy and the Office of Aviation and International Affairs. Previously, he served as Associate Deputy Secretary of Transportation. Before returning to public service, Shane was a partner at the international law firm of Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. in its Washington, D.C. office. He had a domestic and international transportation practice, with a major emphasis on regulatory, legislative, and transactional issues. Prior to entering the private practice of law, Shane held a number of other positions in transportation at DOT, including as Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs, and Assistant General Counsel for International Law. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Transportation Affairs. Shane received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his law degree from Columbia University.