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Transportation Law

Providing Nationwide Representation to the Transportation Industry

Thorpe Shwer has one of the most active transportation law practices in Arizona, and represents companies operating throughout the transportation industry.  Our attorneys work with some of the nation’s largest freight and passenger railroads and trucking companies to resolve a broad range of legal matters, from accident defense to commercial and employment disputes to complex regulatory compliance matters.  We also frequently assist clients with routine and complex moving and storage claims in Arizona and around the country.

Thorpe Shwer’s clients are represented by top-tier trial lawyers with a depth and breadth of understanding of the transportation sector.  Our lawyers have extensive experience taking transportation-related cases before judges, juries, and arbitrators in state and federal courts across the country.  We actively participate in associations dedicated to the defense of transportation clients. We understand that the stakes are high and work to protect our clients’ businesses and minimize their exposure at the pre-trial, trial, and appellate stages.

Delivering a Broad Spectrum of Services to Transportation Clients

Thorpe Shwer attorneys draw upon their in-depth knowledge of the law and industry dynamics to provide a wide array of services to transportation industry clients in areas including:

We are recognized as a leading firm in every major area of transportation litigation, and our experience in high-profile cases has given us a thorough understanding of the complex and evolving issues in transportation law. Members of our Transportation Law practice have defended numerous Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) lawsuits as well as premises liability lawsuits on a regional and national scope. We also have substantial experience steering clients through the complex maze of regulations and standards governing the transportation industry.

At Thorpe Shwer, we take the time to listen to our clients so that we can develop strategies that address not only the legal issues they are facing today, but into the future.  We know that lawsuits and regulatory challenges have system-wide implications for our transportation clients, and we work to find solutions that put our clients in the best possible position.