Jacqueline Glassman specializes in motor vehicle and consumer safety, vehicle fuel economy and other transportation issues. She works with companies to resolve enforcement problems, find business opportunities in emerging initiatives and build healthy relations with regulators. Jacqueline frequently works with crisis management teams to find solutions that build consumer confidence and minimize corporate pain. As a partner in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy practice, Jacqueline helps lead the Automotive and Transportation Initiative.
Jacqueline’s career has spanned corporate, government and private practice.
While in-house at a major automaker, Jacqueline developed the instinct for finding solutions to legal problems while advancing business objectives. As Chief Counsel at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Jacqueline spearheaded the reform of the vehicle fuel efficiency program. She also oversaw scores of rule-making and enforcement actions, including the initial implementation of the TREAD Act. As NHTSA’s Acting Administrator, Jacqueline worked with the White House and congressional staff to develop policy and legislation impacting the auto industry.
Jacqueline has worked with companies to create credit opportunities for frontier technologies in fuel efficiency and safety. She is actively involved with numerous companies developing and implementing automated technology for motor vehicles. Jacqueline has negotiated Consent Orders and helped companies pilot their implementation. Jacqueline frequently works hand-in-glove with litigators, engineers, crisis management firms, congressional relations staff and corporate executives. Jacqueline counsels clients on compliance, government relations, litigation strategy and building robust corporate safety programs.