Eduardo A. Angeles is Managing Director and Senior Counsel in the Government and Regulatory Affairs practice group. Prior to Clark Hill, Eduardo served in various positions in the Office of the City Attorney in both Los Angeles and San Francisco including in-house counsel at SFO, General Counsel of the Fire Department and Police Department eventually as the Chief Attorney for Public Protection for the City and County of San Francisco. Eduardo served as General Counsel and Senior Assistant City Attorney at the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) which oversees LAX and Van Nuys Airports and was an executive member of the legal team responsible for LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP), one of the largest Public Private Partnership (P3) infrastructure construction projects in the United States. He was also primary counsel for various high profile LAX development projects. Eduardo also served as a Presidential Appointee in the Obama Administration as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (“FAA”) Associate Administrator for Airports. He oversaw a $3.5 billion annual federal airport grants program and passenger facility charge collections totaling $2 billion. He also managed programs for the national airport planning and development including safety standards, design and engineering, certification, environmental processing, and financing.
Eduardo is a member of various organizations including the Governing Board of Trustees of the University of California Hastings College of the Law Alumni Association, He has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Loyola Law School and the California State University in Los Angeles, and as a Panel Member on the Transportation Research Board. Eduardo has also served on the State Bar of California’s Committee of Bar Examiners and was an elected school board member on the Jefferson Union High School, Governing Board of Trustees. He has also won multiple awards including the Trailblazer Award by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, the Distinguished Public Service Award by the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and the Excellence in Leadership Award for the US Department of Transportation.
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