Trucking and Transportation Law


Carter Conboy’s Trucking and Transportation Practice Group provides comprehensive, effective legal guidance to our local, regional and national trucking and transportation clients. Our experienced, skilled and knowledgeable lawyers represent almost every type of common or private carrier, including companies that carry goods and passengers by truck, trailer, bus, rail, plane, and ship. We also represent equipment and product manufacturers, insurers, and third-party administrators.

Our attorneys work closely with our clients to know the nuances of their particular business so we are able to contain their risk and provide high-value, cost-efficient legal services that plans for and protects their needs. We have an in-depth understanding of the trucking and transportation industry, its governing laws and statutes, and the realities and risks that burden our trucking and transportation clients. Our attorneys are active participants in numerous trucking and transportation industry groups and associations, which allows us to stay abreast of current legal trends specific to the trucking and transportation industry, and are active participants in “Rapid Response” and “Go” teams throughout New York State.

Carter Conboy has access to preeminent trucking industry experts and investigators which is key to our development of first class client representation. We work closely with accident reconstruction professionals and investigators to locate, identify, analyze and secure crucial evidence, as well as with law enforcement officials at the scene of an accident.

Carter Conboy’s Trucking and Transportation Group offers a full-range of legal services to our clients in all aspects of trucking and transportation, from risk management and prevention to defense litigation.

  • Risk management and insurance
  • Commercial disputes
  • Property and casualty losses
  • Corporate and business law
  • Environmental issues and hazardous materials
  • Product liability
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Driver qualification
  • Labor and employment law
  • Trade association law
  • OSHA compliance
  • Controlled substances and alcohol testing
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) matters
  • Litigation, including personal injury and wrongful death
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Freight and cargo claims and litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Insurance coverage analysis and pursuit of insurance through defense and indemnification of clients