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Truck, Transit, & Ground

Husch Blackwell keeps businesses rolling.

Husch Blackwell understands the regulatory, labor and employment, and safety compliance concerns inherent in the ground transportation industry. By resolving day-to-day legal matters and partnering on strategic objectives, we put these clients in the driver’s seat.

Our attorneys advise truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, third-party logistics providers, transportation brokers, and freight forwarders on over-the-road matters involving everything from cross-border operations and driver compliance to taxes, litigation, and dispute resolution.

Representative Experience

  • Advised one of North America's largest less-than-truckload shippers in sale of division.
  • Represented national transportation and product manufacturer in various high-stakes lawsuits involving catastrophic injuries and deaths throughout state of Texas resulting in defense verdicts or other favorable resolutions.
  • Counsel shippers in U.S. domestic trades to structure agreements with motor carriers to allow shippers to act as Property Brokers to secure cargo from other shippers, licensed by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in order to maximize use of container/trailer space on backhaul of motor carrier transport after delivery of their own goods.
  • Establish offshore and domestic fulfillment facilities for business-to-consumer (B2C) distribution for e-commerce transactions, representing both retailers and multinational logistics companies.
  • Advise and assist global logistics firms in negotiating and implementing distribution and warehousing agreements in United States and abroad.
News Releases | October 01, 2019
Benchmark Litigation's 2020 Edition Recognizes 33 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

The firm also received Benchmark’s “Highly Recommended” ranking in Missouri and Wisconsin and its “Recommended” ranking in Nebraska.

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.

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