Our transportation attorneys represent clients in a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters pertaining to rail, motor, and air carriage. Known for the depth of our experience in transportation litigation and appellate matters, we have participated in major cases involving rail mergers, state taxation of railroads, the creation of short line carriers, and various other cases of industry-wide significance.
We are recognized as a leading firm in virtually every major area of rail litigation and regulatory activity, and our experience in high-profile cases has given us a thorough understanding of the complex and evolving issues in rail transportation law.
In our motor carrier practice, we represent users of motor carrier services and operators of private motor carrier fleets in contract, commercial, regulatory, and Congressional matters. Our aviation practice focuses on representing foreign air carriers and other aviation interests in a variety of commercial and regulatory settings.
- Received a #1 Ranking in Chambers USA 2008-2014: America's Leading Business Lawyers; Transportation: Rail (Nationwide)
- 2013 US News-Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” in Railroad Law (Nationwide)
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- Steptoe Adds Aviation Litigator Roy Goldberg to Transportation Group
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- Steptoe Receives 77 Individual Mentions in Best Lawyers 2015
- Washington, DC Super Lawyers Recognizes 59 Steptoe Attorneys
- "Aviation Litigation Update: Fees, Wage Laws, Airports & Other Challenges," 2015 Forum on Air & Space Law Update Conference
- "Environmental Issues," Association of Transportation Law Professionals' Transportation Forum XI
- Car-Hacked! Legal Liabilities From Vehicle Cyberattacks and Other Technology Upgrades
- "Preemption Revisited," International Air Transport Association Legal Symposium
- What The High Court May Not Address In Frequent Flier CaseDecember 5, 2013, Law360
- Ginsberg v. Northwest: An Opportunity to Bring the Ninth Circuit into the Fold on ADA PreemptionOctober 2013, The Air & Space Lawyer