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Transportation

Legal Counsel to the Transportation Industry

The American economy would come to a halt without the transportation industry. It plays an essential role in everything – from the moving of people and goods, to the employment of millions of workers, to the enrichment of other industries through the consumption of materials and services.   

Nearly a Century of Trusted Counsel

Carter Conboy has represented the transportation industry for nearly a century. We deliver the experience, industry and trade knowledge, and resources necessary to counsel, defend, and protect you. Our transportation industry clients trust Carter Conboy and we value your continued confidence in our leadership, experience, deep bench of lawyers, and proven record of accomplishment. We are your advocates from beginning to end with one goal: protect your reputation, business, and livelihood.

Trial Attorneys of a Different Caliber

Our attorneys have earned a preeminent reputation for excellence in transportation litigation and defense. Our clients depend on the talented team of attorneys at Carter Conboy to protect and safeguard you through complex and often-emotional liability claims.  We work closely with you from the time you are served to aggressively defend your interests throughout discovery and depositions, motion and appellate practice, and resolution whether by dismissal, mediation, settlement, or trial. 

Air, Land and Water – We Have You Covered

Carter Conboy represents a wide range of clients in the transportation sector, including:

  • Bus, transit and ground transportation companies
  • Drivers and individuals
  • Freight companies
  • Hazmat haulers
  • Insurance companies, third-party administrators, and self-insured companies
  • Logistics companies
  • Long-haul and short-haul motor carriers
  • Manufacturers and distributors
  • Moving and storage companies
  • Private and commercial aviation
  • Private carriers
  • Rail and railroads
  • Scenic and sightseeing
  • Storage and warehouse facilities
  • Water transportation

Comprehensive Services to the Transportation Industry

Our preeminent team of transportation attorneys provides a wide-range of services to our transportation clients, including:

  • Commercial disputes and litigation
  • Controlled substances and alcohol testing
  • Criminal defense
  • Education and training
  • Emergency response services
  • Environmental issues and hazardous (HAZMAT) materials
  • Freight and cargo claims and litigation
  • Insurance disputes, negotiations, coverage analysis, and indemnification
  • Labor and employment matters
  • Litigation claims and defense, including personal injury and wrongful death litigation
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • OSHA investigations and compliance
  • Product liability matters
  • Property and casualty claims and litigation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Risk management counseling
  • Technology and cyber counseling, planning and liability

Representation before State and Federal Transportation Agencies  

No matter the issue, our attorneys have the ability, experience, and competence necessary to guide you through the intricate and challenging process that accompanies transportation matters before state and federal agencies, including:

  • New York Department of Transportation
  • United States Department of Transportation
  • New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Critical Incident Response Team and Emergency Services

Day or night, whenever and wherever a critical incident or catastrophic accident occurs, Carter Conboy’s Critical Incident Response Team and Rapid Response and Go Team are here to help. Our experienced attorneys’ team with industry experts, investigators, analysts and adjusters, and are on-call and available at the most vital times. Our 24/7 emergency services are an example of Carter Conboy’s commitment to protect and safeguard our clients.

The Most Recent Regulations 

Carter Conboy attorneys have an extensive understanding of the federal and state laws regulating the trucking and transportation industry and are actively involved in many industry and trade associations, including:

  • ALFA International Trucking and Transportation Practice Group
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
  • Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (CTLA)
  • Trucking Association of New York (TANY) (Carter Conboy is the preferred legal counsel to TANY in upstate New York)