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Transportation & Logistics Services

Experienced Transportation & Logistics Lawyers in Wisconsin and Minnesota

Whether you are a carrier, shipper, or third- or fourth-party intermediary, with DeWitt, you can avoid legal roadblocks. We work with the transportation industry—freight and passengers by highway, rail, marine, and air.

Our lawyers can help map the shortest route to success in transportation and logistics—business organization, contracts, compliance, and dispute resolution. Our full-service approach includes an analysis of all the legal issues and options available in transportation and logistics. In addition to our group, our team includes attorneys from a number of legal areas including bankruptcy, environmental, labor and employment, government relations, litigation and intellectual property.

DeWitt’s government relations team represents our transportation clients on occasions when they have interests affected by pending legislation or administrative rules, or when we identify ways that the states and federal government could help improve the business environment within the industry. When disputes arise that require mediation, arbitration, or litigation, whether in contract, employment, or patent infringement matters, we have lawyers in our industry group that have the knowledge and expertise to successfully assist our clients.

Keeping up to date on events in the transportation and logistics industry is very important to us. Our lawyers are actively involved with related associations and trade groups, for example: Minnesota Trucking AssociationLake States Shippers Association, Wisconsin Central Group, Wisconsin Motor Carriers AssociationWisconsin Manufacturers & CommerceWisconsin Paper Council, and Michigan Forest Products Council.

Areas we have successfully represented our transportation clients include:

  • Accidents and CMVs
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Bills of Lading
  • Brokerage Contracts and Disputes
  • Contracts, Leases and SCMs
  • Demurrage and Detention
  • Driver Regulation and CDLs
  • Employment and Labor
  • Employee Benefits
  • Energy and FSC
  • Equipment Leasing
  • FMCSRs and Safety Regulations
  • Hazardous Materials Transport
  • Independent Contractor
  • Industry Spurs
  • Insurance Coverage and Disputes
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation and Legislation
  • Loss and Damage
  • Rates, Rules and Practices
  • Rail Regulation and Policy
  • Real Estate and Facilities
  • Rights-of-Way and Trackage
  • Size and Weight
  • Surface Transportation Board
  • Tax Matters
  • Trade Secrets and Non-Compete
  • Workers/Unemployment Compensation
  • Warehousing

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T&L Group Team Matrix

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