Whether by land, air or sea, companies involved in the movement of people, material and goods turn to Duane Morris for strategic legal guidance. Many of our attorneys have spent decades working with the automotive, rail, aviation and shipping industries and the infrastructure upon which these industries are built. 

Duane Morris’ automotive industry clients range from Detroit’s Big Three, some of the largest European and Asian manufacturers, and companies of all sizes pursuing the next innovations. Whether manufacturer, supplier, dealer, franchisee, or those involved with design, engineering, logistics, finance, testing or insurance, our partners have a global understanding of the complexities of the auto market in the United States and around the world.

Our attorneys work with airlines and other members of the commercial and general aviation industry. Whether negotiating and executing contracts, providing regulatory counsel, handling transactions or insurance issues, or any type of litigation, Duane Morris attorneys’ industry-specific experience is valued by clients.

The firm has attorneys all over the world who focus their practices on shipping, helping clients with all the issues involved with the movement of industrial and commercial goods. Whether domestic or international, no level of complexity is beyond the reach of Duane Morris lawyers who regularly deal with all aspects of trucking, rail, air and maritime transport.   

Transportation infrastructure projects are inherently challenging and potential pitfalls are many. Duane Morris’ experience with governmental and private financing, project development, real estate, construction and all of their related disciplines help clients anticipate the possibilities on the path ahead and course correct when necessary to meet their project goals.        

The firm’s global reputation for corporate transactions, all aspects of intellectual property, business reorganization and financial restructuring, and employment and labor issues is well-earned and brought to bear for our clients in transportation, from the Fortune 50 to budding entrepreneurs.   

Duane Morris partners have extensive experience in litigation and litigation management for transportation industry clients involving commercial, environmental, employment and products liability issues, particularly toxic torts.

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Preparing for the USMCA: Key Issues for the Automotive Industry

On April 24, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative notified Congress that the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) will take effect on July 1, 2020. The USMCA has significant differences from its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), along with new requirements that will have profound implications for many companies, especially those in the automotive industry. In this webinar, members of the Duane Morris Transportation, Automotive and Logistics Industry Team provide an overview of the USMCA, discuss key changes from NAFTA, and offer practical strategies to help companies prepare for doing business under the USMCA. Please visit the event page for more information.