On behalf of cities and states nationwide, we draw upon our experience in the representation of freight railroads, to provide advice, counsel and representation in litigation on issues covering the full range of freight rail regulation. The firm's freight-related matters have included:
- counsel to municipalities in connection with freight and hazardous material trans-loading facilities
- the negotiation and litigation of a dispute over occupancy of a rail yard
- administrative and appellate litigation concerning the scope of federal preemption of state and local authority to regulate freight rail operations
- negotiation and drafting of agreements between passenger rail providers and freight rail roads to establish shared use, maintenance and dispatching protocols.