BB&K In the News May 21, 2019

“Brain Drain” From Agencies to Driverless Car Industry

BB&K’s Gregory Rodriguez Discusses Defections with POLITICO Pro Transportation

“Brain Drain” From Agencies to Driverless Car Industry

As autonomous vehicle developers bring in-house former officials from the top federal agencies that regulate the industry, Best Best & Krieger LLP attorney Gregory Rodriguez talked with POLITICO Pro Transportation about potential fall-out from these moves. Like others who work to balance local government interests with innovation, Gregory told the publication he was worried about the “brain drain” from the public agencies to the industry.
 
"All the skills being sought after by the private sector are skills that will be needed for government to support the safe adoption of technologies like autonomous, and especially connected vehicles," he told POLITICO.
 
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