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The transportation industry is a major part of the economy that often raises issues requiring legal advice in many jurisdictions. Member firm lawyers in the Transportation Community collaborate to stay up-to-date in areas of practice and, to be aware of highly respected and experienced lawyers in other jurisdictions when needed for urgent appointment of counsel.

The Transportation Community includes lawyers from firms with significant industry experience and specialties in areas like:

  • Major casualty response
  • Commercial litigation
  • Personal injury claims
  • Environmental issues
  • Ship arrest
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Commercial transactions including sale and financing of ships, aircraft, and transportation fleets
  • Ship and aircraft construction
  • Product liability

The Transportation Community consists of two sub-specialties: aviation; and, surface transport, i.e., maritime, motor carriage, rail, and freight forwarder practices.

The Transportation Community has conference calls and a dedicated listserv to foster communication among members.