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Attorney General of Virginia

Transportation Section

The Transportation Section serves as legal counsel to the Secretary of Transportation and all agencies, offices, authorities, and boards that report to the Secretary of Transportation. Various State agencies include the Department of Transportation, Department of Aviation, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Virginia Port Authority and Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships. State authorities and boards include the Commonwealth Transportation Board, the Virginia Aviation Board, the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, the Department of Motor Vehicles Medical Advisory Board, the Virginia Port Authority Board, the Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Board and the Commission on the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program.

We serve the transportation client agencies and entities in numerous administrative, regulatory, transactional/contractual and litigation matters. We advise state agencies and boards on many issues some of which include bond issuance and refinancing; eminent domain/condemnation; outdoor advertising and highway sign issues relating to right of way; environmental concerns; titling and registration of automobiles; motor fuels tax collection and enforcement; procurement disputes; and administration of the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program.


Julie M. Whitlock

Senior Assistant Attorney General/Chief

Transportation Section

Office of the Attorney General

202 North Ninth Street

Richmond, VA 23219