James A. Calderwood

Special Counsel | Washington, DC, Office

Administrative Law | Antitrust | Corporate & Business Matters | Government Contracts | Litigation & Arbitration | Surface Transportation | Transportation Security

James A. Calderwood's practice includes antitrust, transportation, transportation security, government procurement and fraud on the government. He has tried both civil and criminal cases, represented clients in government investigations and participated in federal administrative matters ranging from adjudications to rulemaking. He currently serves as the chair of the Maryland Transportation Commission.

Mr. Calderwood is a former senior trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. While with the Antitrust Division he handled a number of matters relating to price fixing, mergers, joint ventures and other forms of business arrangements. He was involved in both civil and criminal litigation and conducted grand jury investigations. He served as Co-Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association.

Mr. Calderwood's transportation practice includes antitrust matters such as joint pricing, pooling, mergers, exclusive dealing, and agent relationships. He has practiced before the Surface Transportation Board, the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and the Federal Maritime Commission. His work also involves government procurement of transportation services, including General Accounting Office Protests, Department of Defense and General Services Administration issues and application of the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Mr. Calderwood has also been involved in a number of issues related to transportation security such as matters related to the Transportation Security Administration.

Mr. Calderwood served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged as a Captain. He was a Special Agent with the Air Force's Inspector General's office. He is a member of the National Press Club. Mr. Calderwood has received two awards of achievement from the American Bar Association and two commendations from the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Calderwood currently serves as the General Counsel of the D.C. Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association. He is former Co-Chairman of the Antitrust Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association and a Past President of the D.C. Chapter of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals. He is a member of the Transportation Committee of the Federal Bar Association and was Chair of the Editorial Board of the monthly Transportation Antitrust Report.

Mr. Calderwood is licensed to practice before several federal appellate and trial courts.

Selected Publications

Transportation Antitrust Cases: 2017, Transportation Lawyer (Apr. 2018)