James Calderwood Appointed to Chair Maryland Transportation Commission
By Deborah Lambert
Governor Hogan has appointed antitrust lawyer James A. Calderwood to chair the Maryland Transportation Commission, where he will serve as an advisor to the Governor and Secretary of Transportation, and study the state transportation system.
In his previous position as special counsel at the law firm, Zuckert, Scoutt and Rasenberg, L.L.C., Calderwood’s wide-ranging practice focused on areas concerned with antitrust, transportation, transportation security, government procurement and fraud perpetrated on the government.
Mr. Calderwood’s transportation practice has also involved antitrust matters such as joint pricing, pooling, mergers, exclusive dealing, and agent relationships. He has practiced before the Surface Transportation Board, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and the Federal Maritime Commission. His work also involves government procurement of transportation services, including Department of Defense and General Services Administration issues and application of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
A former senior trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, he served as co-chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association, Calderwood is a graduate of the University of Maryland (B.S., 1964) and George Washington University (J.D., 1970). He served in the U.S. Air Force, attaining the rank of Captain, and was also a special agent with the Air Force Inspector General’s office. Mr. Calderwood currently serves as General Counsel of the D.C. Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association. He is the former co-chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association and a past president of the D.C. Chapter of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals.