Jomar Maldonado works as a senior environmental attorney for the Federal Highways Administration. He provides legal advice to FHWA on matters related to environmental review and permitting (including NEPA), infrastructure, and general contract administration.
Prior to joining FHWA, Jomar worked for the Federal Emergency Management Agency as an environmental specialist for 7 years. He served as the agency’s Environmental Officer for 4 of those years providing policy advice to senior leadership, regional, and disaster staff on all environmental review matters including NEPA, Endangered Species Act, and Executive Order 11988 (Floodplain Management).
Jomar is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in environmental science in 2000. He moved from Puerto Rico to Maryland in 2000 to pursue graduate studies in the area of environmental policy and law. In 2003 he obtained his law degree from the University of Maryland's Francis King Carey School of Law and masters’ in public administration from the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy. Jomar is barred in Maryland, Florida, and DC.