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Rod Hall

Rod Hall

Senior Policy Advisor

101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite 900
Washington, D.C., 20001
rod.hall@nelsonmullins.com

Rod Hall focuses his practice on transportation and infrastructure issues. With over two decades of government and private sector experience, Rod pursues innovative solutions to policy challenges. Rod advises an array of corporate and municipal clients on legislative, political, and regulatory matters before both houses of Congress as well as the Executive Branch. Prior to joining...

Rod Hall focuses his practice on transportation and infrastructure issues. With over two decades of government and private sector experience, Rod pursues innovative solutions to policy challenges. Rod advises an array of corporate and municipal clients on legislative, political, and regulatory matters before both houses of Congress as well as the Executive Branch. Prior to joining the firm, Rod was appointed by President Barack H. Obama to serve as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) assistant administrator for Government Affairs. For five years, Rod served as the principal advisor to two FAA administrators on matters concerning Congress, aviation industry groups, and other governmental organizations. Before joining the Obama Administration, Rod served as a senior congressional staffer to U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX). 

Rod Hall

the firm, Rod was appointed by President Barack H. Obama to serve as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) assistant administrator for Government Affairs. For five years, Rod served as the principal advisor to two FAA administrators on matters concerning Congress, aviation industry groups, and other governmental organizations. Before joining the Obama Administration, Rod served as a senior congressional staffer to U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX). 

Rod Hall focuses his practice on transportation and infrastructure issues. With over two decades of government and private sector experience, Rod pursues innovative solutions to policy challenges. Rod advises an array of corporate and municipal clients on legislative, political, and regulatory matters before both houses of Congress as well as the Executive Branch. Prior to joining... the firm, Rod was appointed by President Barack H. Obama to serve as the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) assistant administrator for Government Affairs. For five years, Rod served as the principal advisor to two FAA administrators on matters concerning Congress, aviation industry groups, and other governmental organizations. Before joining the Obama Administration, Rod served as a senior congressional staffer to U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX). 

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Previous Professional Experience

  • U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration
    • Assistant Administrator for Government Affairs
  • U.S.  Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
    • Deputy Chief of Staff
    • Legislative Assistant
    • District Manager

Internships

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – New Orleans Branch

Education

  • Dillard University, BA, Economics

Areas of Focus

Industries

  • Board Member, Virginia Aviation Board
  • Board Member, Virginia Passenger Rail Authority
  • Board Member, Stafford (VA) Regional Airport Authority
  • Aero Club of Washington
  • Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia
  • International Aviation Club of Washington
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
  • Leadership Prince William
  • Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity
  • Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership