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Smart legal solutions that help our clients move business forward.

The global economy moves with the transportation industry. Companies trust Husch Blackwell’s Transportation team to handle issues such as unpredictable fuel prices, government regulations, safety and compliance concerns and contractual disputes with speed, efficiency and care.

Our attorneys are experienced in a broad range of transportation issues, including e-commerce platforms, hazardous materials, customs and trade, cargo liability, contracts, logistics services, rail car leasing, warehousing and packaging services. We help our clients with sophisticated transactions and strategic litigation to help capitalize on new opportunities and drive their businesses forward.

Learn more about our guidance to clients in the transportation sector:

Articles | November 12, 2020
Rock Products: Cybercrime Risks
Articles | August 2020
KC Counselor: Mankind Is Our Business
Blog | June 17, 2020
Pitfalls of Remote Depositions
Blog | February 17, 2020
Summary of 2019 Talc Verdicts
Articles | December 10, 2019
Rock Products: Get to Work
Blog | September 11, 2019
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Blog | August 01, 2019
The USPTO is Taking Filings Online
Blog | April 09, 2019
Protecting Your Startup's Brand
Articles | February-March 2019
Protecting Your Brand: Trademark Considerations for Startups

Husch Blackwell associate Myers Dill outlines key points about trademarks that startups should consider.

Insight | January 24, 2019
ACG Kansas City: Tariffs & Trade Policy: Where Do We Go From Here?

2018 will forever be remembered as a wild year in the realm of international trade.

Articles | December 2018
The Transportation Lawyer: Key Differences Between Commercial and Government Contracts

David Hendel outlines what he sees as the 10 biggest differences between commercial and government contracts: Key Differences Between Commercial and Government Contracts

Blog | December 18, 2018
Toxic Tort Monitor – December 18, 2018
Blog | December 04, 2018
November Trade Law Newsletter
White Papers | November 28, 2018
Retailers: Thinking Outside the Box to Address Driver & Equipment Shortages

According to the American Trucking Association, there is a current shortage of about 51,000 drivers which is impacting U.S. retailers, and it is predicted to get worse in the coming years.

Blog | November 12, 2018
Toxic Tort Monitor – November 12, 2018
Blog | November 05, 2018
October Trade Newsletter
Blog | October 24, 2018
Petition Summary: Magnesium from Israel
Articles | October 15, 2018
American Shipper: Impacts on transportation intermediaries (Commentary)

Carlos Rodriguez offers insight on Federal Maritime Commission and hours-of-service regulations and opportunities in e-commerce.

Blog | October 05, 2018
International IP Issues for Startups
Articles | October 03, 2018
Industry Week: A Closer Look at the NAFTA Replacement Deal

A trio of international trade lawyers explain some of the key provisions of the U.S., Mexico, Canada trade agreement.

Blog | September 26, 2018
Toxic Tort Monitor – September 26, 2018
Blog | September 18, 2018
Petition Summary: Mattresses from China
Articles | July 23, 2018
American Shipper Industry Insider: FMC issues final NRA, NSA rules

Carlos Rodriguez discusses new Federal Maritime Commission rules in connection with negotiated rate arrangements and NVOCC service arrangements.

News Releases | April 01, 2021
Husch Blackwell Expands California Footprint
News Releases | December 18, 2020
Husch Blackwell Elects 23 to 2021 Partnership Class

Women comprise 57 percent of the 2021 partnership class.

News Releases | June 10, 2020
Husch Blackwell Secures ITC Win for TricorBraun-Led Importers

Working with Husch Blackwell’s Washington, DC-based International Trade Remedies team headed by Jeffrey Neeley, TricorBraun developed a coordinated strategy to protect the current supply of glassware available to small and mid-market businesses across the U.S.

News Releases | April 14, 2020
Husch Blackwell Names Catherine Hanaway Chair-Elect

Based in St. Louis, Hanaway has led Husch Blackwell litigation teams on some of the most sensitive and commercially significant matters handled by the firm.

Media Mentions | March 02, 2020
The Enterprise: Industry Briefs 3-2-20
News Releases | February 18, 2020
David Rudd Joins Husch Blackwell
Media Mentions | February 18, 2020
Yahoo! Finance: David Rudd Joins Husch Blackwell
Media Mentions | January 15, 2020
Patently O: Cancelling a Covenant-Not-To-Sue
News Releases | December 23, 2019
Megan Bricker Joins Husch Blackwell in St. Louis
News Releases | December 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Welcomes 22 New Partners

Nearly 60 percent of the firm's 2020 partnership class is comprised of women.

News Releases | December 02, 2019
Jessica Prosperi Joins Husch Blackwell's St. Louis Office

Prosperi focuses her practices on asbestos liability and premises claims. 

Media Mentions | November 25, 2019
Hydrocarbon Engineering: Chart Appoints New Director
News Releases | October 30, 2019
Malia Rogers Joins Husch Blackwell's Data Privacy and Intellectual Property Teams

Rogers focuses on a broad range of privacy and cybersecurity issues and provides counsel to numerous clients on issues regarding California Consumer Privacy Act compliance.

Media Mentions | October 16, 2019
The Missouri Bar: MoveMakers & NewsMakers 10/16/19
News Releases | October 08, 2019
Jennifer Hoekel Joins Husch Blackwell's St. Louis Office

Hoekel is a highly regarded IP litigator and was named as an IP Litigator of the Year in 2015 by The Best Lawyers in America.

News Releases | October 07, 2019
Two Husch Blackwell Associates Selected for AdvanceLaw Diversity Mentorships

AdvanceLaw, a collective of over 250 corporate legal departments that helps member companies find and retain outside counsel by vetting law firms and sharing feedback, launched the program earlier this year.

News Releases | October 02, 2019
Nicole Bashor Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago-Based Intellectual Property Team

Bashor provides strategic legal counsel at all stages of technology development and routinely manages and maintains large patent portfolios on an international basis with aggregate values of over $20 billion.

News Releases | September 30, 2019
Jerry L. Rios Joins Husch Blackwell in Houston

Rios focuses his practice on product liability defense and has particular experience with clients in the transportation industry.

News Releases | September 11, 2019
Singleton McAllister Named a Top Lawyer and Influencer by Lawyers of Color

Lawyers of Color is devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities.

News Releases | June 21, 2019
Husch Blackwell Represents American Airlines in 50-Plane Purchase Agreement with Airbus

The transaction provides for converting 30 firmly ordered A321neo aircraft to the purchase of 30 A321 XLR aircraft, plus a commitment to purchase 20 additional A321 XLR aircraft.

News Releases | May 30, 2019
Stephen Howe Joins Husch Blackwell's Milwaukee Office

His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to emerging start-ups.

News Releases | May 21, 2019
Danielle Luisi Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

Luisi defends product liability, premises liability, toxic tort and environmental claims.

News Releases | May 20, 2019
Jeff Nobles Joins Husch Blackwell in Houston

Nobles handles a variety of litigation matters for clients, including business disputes, media defense, probate matters, political controversies and bankruptcy issues.

Media Mentions | May 14, 2019
Kansas City Business Journal: KC attorney: What to expect as trade tensions heighten

Beau Jackson talks about developments in tariffs and international trade with the Kansas City Business Journal's James Dornbrook.

News Releases | April 30, 2019
Carlos Rodriguez Honored as ‘Captain of Industry'

The New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association award honors those “who have given generously of their knowledge, time, and commitment to the association over the years.”

News Releases | February 18, 2019
David Stauss Joins Husch Blackwell in Denver

Stauss, who will co-lead Husch Blackwell's Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Breach Response team, brings "demonstrated excellence in handling these matters for clients," says Joseph Orlet, head of the firm's Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry group.

News Releases | February 15, 2019
Michael Hultquist Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

Michael D. Hultquist has joined Husch Blackwell as a partner in its Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation group.

News Releases | February 13, 2019
Erin Olshever Joins Husch Blackwell's Chattanooga Office

Erin Olshever has joined Husch Blackwell’s Chattanooga office as senior counsel in the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation group.

News Releases | December 10, 2018
Husch Blackwell Elects 25 to Partnership
News Releases | November 29, 2018
Singleton McAllister Named to Women Inc. 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors

The 2018 edition of Women Inc.'s 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors, which recognizes "women’s professional excellence at the highest level," lists Singleton B. McAllister.

News Releases | October 11, 2018
Benchmark Litigation Recognizes 28 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell is recognized as a top litigation firm in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, with 28 attorneys across six offices listed.

Media Mentions | August 16, 2018
National Women's History Museum Welcomes New Board Members

Husch Blackwell's Singleton McAllister has been named to the National Women's History Museum (NWHM) Board of Directors.

Media Mentions | August 10, 2018
Hamilton County Herald: The quiet adventure of transactional law

Catharine Hall Giannasi has never been one to back down from a challenge that takes time.

Media Mentions | July 12, 2018
Linn's Stamp News: A look at the Lance Armstrong settlement

David Hendel earns a mention in connection with his work to unearth details related to a settlement agreement between the USPS and Lance Armstrong.

Media Mentions | June 21, 2018
Law360: States To Steer Drone Privacy After DC Circ. FAA Ruling (log-in required)

Erik Dullea comments on the limits of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act as it pertains to privacy and the operation of drones.

Testimonials CEO, Cross-Border Railway Service

“Thanks to the impressive industry and trial expertise of the Husch Blackwell team, we successfully obtained a motion to dismiss. The case represents the first time we have prevailed on either jurisdictional or venue grounds in a train-crossing accident.”

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Testimonials

CEO of a major commercial airline acknowledged the “heavy lifting” by Husch Blackwell attorneys in negotiations for a multibillion-dollar fleet acquisition and restructuring, noting that such agreements constituted a “remarkable achievement.”

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Husch Blackwell counsels client in syndicated credit facility and sale of notes.

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