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

"At-the-market" public offering of common stock for Delta Air Lines
Represented Delta Air Lines in connection with its $196 million registered "at-the-market" offering of common stock. more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Putative ERISA class action litigation against national airline
Representation of national airline company and former directors and officers in ERISA stock drop action and related claims in bankruptcy case. 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

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