Ellen Partridge, Senior Law Fellow

Ellen Partridge is an ELPC Senior Law Fellow focusing on advancing transportation innovation policies.  Ms. Partridge is a transportation law and policy specialist who most recently served in several senior positions at the U.S. Department of Transportation during the Obama Administration:  Chief Counsel, Federal Transit Administration; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology; and Chief Counsel, Research and Innovative Technology Administration.  Before joining the U.S. DOT, Ms. Partridge worked as a transportation policy analyst for the State Smart Transportation Initiative at the University of Wisconsin.  She also previously served as Deputy General Counsel for Policy and Appeals at the Chicago Transit Authority.


J.D., Georgetown Law School, 1977; M.B.A., University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, 2004; B.A., Miami University, 1971.

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