Transportation & Logistics

Recognized nationally and internationally for our experience and insider knowledge of the transportation industries, our attorneys are equipped with immense insight and a practical approach to complex logistical and legal issues.

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FMJ is recognized nationally and internationally for our experience and insider knowledge of the transportation industries. For decades, our attorneys have served as trusted advisors to airlines, trucking, busing, and leasing companies, financial institutions, hedge funds, and investors active in the purchase, sale, financing, and leasing of transportation equipment. In addition, we’ve tried highly publicized and nationally-important transportation litigation cases, including Wicker v. Trans World Airlines & Boeing, the landmark TWA #841 rollover case, and Hoeper v. Air Wisconsin, a U.S. Supreme Court case that created security implications for the entire aviation industry.

Our transportation and logistics experience spans a variety of sectors including aviation, rail, land shipping, and infrastructure. Our transportation attorneys serve clients in the following areas:

Aviation

  • Aircraft trading and parting out
  • Airline representation
  • Business aviation finance and structuring
  • Cargo conversion
  • Commercial aircraft financing  and leasing
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Emergency response advising
  • Employment matters
  • OEMs and MROs
  • Operating and finance leases
  • Travel law
  • Unmanned aircraft systems

Logistics and Shipping

  • Commercial and operational matters
  • Employment matters
  • Equipment financing and leasing
  • Operating leases
  • Workouts and restructuring

Rail – Rolling Stock

  • Equipment finance and lease transactions
  • Operating leases
  • Workouts and restructuring
Infrastructure

  • Airport minimum standards and other regulatory issues
  • Creditors’ rights and aviation bankruptcies
  • Equipment finance and lease transactions
  • Real estate transactions and land use issues
  • Supplier, purchaser, and vendor contracts

 Compliance and Regulatory

  • ADA, Title VII, EEOC, and other employment regulatory matters
  • Antitrust and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act compliance
  • FAA and pilot enforcement actions
  • OFAC and sanctions compliance

Litigation and Regulatory

  • Aviation insurance defense
  • Commercial disputes
  • Creditors’ rights and bankruptcy
  • Employment and non-compete disputes
  • Labor arbitration and grievances
  • RLA preemption
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets

 

With FMJ’s extensive involvement in the transportation industries, our attorneys are equipped with immense insight and a practical approach to complex logistical and legal issues. We are poised and prepared to handle the needs of our clients in the transportation and logistics industries.

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