Chan Lieu is a member of Venable’s Legislative and Government Affairs Group who represents emerging and established automotive and technology firms. A veteran of the Legislative and Executive Branches, Lieu has significant experience in a broad range of policy and regulatory matters involving the transportation industry, data and cybersecurity, privacy, internet technologies, and other emerging technologies. He advises clients on regulatory and legislative matters associated with the future of the automotive industry, including self-driving and mobility, connectivity, and advanced driver assist systems.
Most recently, Lieu served as Director of Government Affairs, Policy and Strategic Planning at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In this position, Lieu led NHTSA’s liaison activity with Members of Congress, their staffs and various committees while advising senior leadership on pending legislation. He also managed a NHTSA team responsible for developing the agency’s strategic plan and operational goals for the future of auto transportation safety.