Megginson Named Chief Counsel for MarAd

Monday, March 05, 2007
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters announced the appointment of Elizabeth Megginson as Chief Counsel for the Department’s Maritime Administration.

Megginson served as Majority Chief Counsel to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives for six years beginning in 2001. She also served for five years as Majority Chief Counsel for the House Committee on Resources (now the Committee on Natural Resources) and served as a Senior Counsel as well. From 1990 until 1995, she was the Staff Director and Chief Counsel for the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation, of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, which was abolished in 1995.

She moved to Washington, D.C. in 1989 to serve as the Chief of Staff for former Congressman Billy Tauzin of Louisiana. Before moving to Washington, she was the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Legal Affairs and Enforcement of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality. In that capacity, she was the Chief Legal Officer of the department and oversaw the clean up of abandoned and inactive hazardous waste sites. She also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Louisiana Department of Justice in the Lands and Natural Resources Division where she litigated environmental, energy, and public lands cases.

She also worked for the Louisiana House of Representatives as the director of the Commercial Regulation Section, which staffed the Committees on Commerce, Natural Resources, Labor and Agriculture. She was a partner in the law firm of Menezes and Megginson in Baton Rouge.

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