Christina G. Aizcorbe
Deputy General Counsel
Christina G. Aizcorbe serves as the Deputy General Counsel for the United States Department of Transportation. In her role as Deputy General Counsel, Ms. Aizcorbe works closely with the Department’s senior leadership and nearly 500 attorneys to manage policy and legal matters concerning all of the Department’s operating administrations. She also leads the Department’s Regulatory Reform Task Force, which coordinates the Department’s rulemaking and guidance activities, which are dedicated to enhancing safety for the traveling public while reducing unnecessary burdens, streamlining the infrastructure process, and ensuring the Department’s regulations accommodate innovation.
Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, Ms. Aizcorbe served as Senior Counselor to the Secretary, where she advised on the Department’s regulatory reform efforts, including implementation of the President’s Executive Orders on Regulatory Reform.
Before joining the Department, Ms. Aizcorbe served as Staff Director of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittees on Intergovernmental Affairs and Transportation and Public Assets, as well as Counsel for the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, where she developed regulatory reform legislation and conducted oversight of Federal programs and regulations. From 2007-2013, Ms. Aizcorbe served at the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Office of the National Ombudsman and in the Office of Inspector General (OIG). As Assistant Counsel to the Inspector General, she helped build the OIG’s False Claims Act practice, managing cases of fraud against the Agency’s procurement and financial programs.
Ms. Aizcorbe graduated cum laude from the Catholic University Columbus School of law and received her B.A. from Drake University. A native of Iowa, she now lives with her husband and two boys in Vienna, Virginia.