Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys provide counseling and litigation assistance to many clients in the transportation industry, handling matters related to the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, rail systems, highways, tunnels and ports. Our attorneys also 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 Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal and State Regulation
  • Finance
  • Governmental Contracts 
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Tax

Our clients in these industries include:

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

Transportation

Experience Highlights

Litigation for airport authority
Represented the airport authority in its alternative dispute resolution process and then litigation with the general contractor for the more
Disability, Age, and Sex Discrimination Litigation Brought by Human Resources Professional
Represented a major defense contractor in a case that involved allegations brought by a current human resources professional of discrimination and more
Patent litigation related to estimated arrival times for four major airlines
Successfully represented four major airlines in patent infringement case involving location and estimated time of arrival of vehicles. Although many more
Litigation over operating agreements and maintenance contracts for rail travel company
Represented a major rail travel company in suits over rail lines owned by the freight railroads in front of the National Arbitration Panel, a special more

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