Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys provide counseling and litigation assistance to many clients in the transportation industry. We cover all modes of transportation, including motor carrier, aviation, rail systems, highways, tunnels, maritime/ports, and third party logistics. Our attorneys handle also matters related to the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations. Our attorneys have substantial experience in matters involving motor carrier safety and regulation, including regulation formerly within the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission but now under jurisdiction of the Surface Transportation Board.

We understand that a wide variety of skills is necessary when working with the transportation industry, ranging from litigation and administrative representation to transactional counseling and general advice. Specifically, we meet our transportation clients' needs in the following areas:

  • Condemnation Litigation
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Environment and Product Regulation 
  • Federal and State Regulation
  • Finance
  • Governmental Contracts 
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Tax

Our clients in these industries include:

  • Logistics providers
  • Towing and trucking companies
  • Major airlines
  • Defense contractors
  • Local governments, cities, and municipalities
  • International trading companies
  • Manufacturers of industrial sealants and vehicle parts

Transportation

Experience Highlights

Transit-oriented development venture with Triangle Transit for the development of 13 transit sites for Cherokee Investments
Represented Cherokee Investments in Transit-oriented development venture agreement with Triangle Transit for the development of 13 transit sites in more
Wage and hour litigation for national logistics company
Successfully defended a national logistics company in a lawsuit alleging violations of FLSA, wage and hour laws. more
Wacoh Company v. Chrysler et al.
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC who was sued in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan by the more
Mack Trucks, Inc. and Volvo Group North America, LLC

Represented Mack Trucks Inc. and Volvo Group North America, LLC in a successful challenge to interim non-conformance penalty regulations adopted more

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