Although the global economy is fueled by many factors, it moves with the transportation industry. And as the pace of global commerce quickens, so do the challenges and opportunities for transportation companies. Unpredictable fuel prices, government regulations, safety and compliance concerns, contractual disputes, carbon footprint pressures – these are just a handful of issues facing the industry. Companies need trusted legal advisors to handle these issues with speed, efficiency and care.
Husch Blackwell’s Transportation team is focused on your industry. We understand your day-to-day challenges and your long term objectives. Our attorneys have in-depth experience with issues specific to the transportation industry. Whether you need assistance with a sophisticated transaction or strategic litigation, we can help you overcome obstacles and capitalize on new opportunities. Together we can fly, ship, haul and drive your business forward.
The aviation industry presents unique challenges because of the complex landscape in which it operates. To succeed, aviation companies must stay on top of issues involving government regulations, security, product liability litigation and foreign relations.
Husch Blackwell’s Aviation team is deeply immersed in your field. Whether you seek transactional and regulatory counsel; defense in insurance, accident and product liability litigation; or assistance with intellectual property issues, we help you overcome obstacles and capture opportunities that propel your business forward.
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In the logistics industry, dependability and reliability are everything. Just as essential as moving goods through a supply chain network, logistics companies need a legal partner to deliver targeted solutions – effectively and efficiently.
The logistics industry touches nearly all sectors of our economy. Husch Blackwell's Transportation attorneys are skilled at handling your supply chain management challenges so you can focus on driving your business forward.
From point A to point B, we help you manage issues concerning:
Businesses in the maritime industry are affected by a wide variety of challenges ranging from regulatory and compliance matters to security clearance issues. To stay the course, companies need to skillfully navigate a myriad of international trade, logistics and operational requirements.
Husch Blackwell’s maritime attorneys have a thorough understanding of both the business and legal aspects of your industry. We provide guidance and assistance to importer/exporters, shippers and intermediaries on matters both domestic and international. We help you comply with complex regulations, draft and negotiate service contracts with ocean steamship lines, negotiate and implement logistics agreements, obtain security clearances and defend enforcement actions.
Our experience includes work with the following agencies:
You expect legal counsel to help keep your business on track. Husch Blackwell attorneys understand the rail industry, relate to your issues and strive to exceed your expectations. We represent freight forwarders, light-rail transit systems, railroads and transportation brokers in a broad range of matters, including:
No matter your role in the rail sector, you can depend on Husch Blackwell’s industry-first approach to overcome obstacles and cultivate new opportunities.
Truck, transit and ground transportation companies are affected by regulatory concerns, labor and employment matters and safety compliance issues.
Husch Blackwell’s immersion into the trucking industry enables us to address matters that affect your business model and strategic objectives. We regularly provide strategic advice and representation in over-the-road matters involving:
Whether you’re a truckload or less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier, third-party logistics provider, transportation broker, or a freight forwarder, Husch Blackwell puts you in the driver’s seat.