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Goodwin Procter attorneys have represented a variety of maritime and intermodal transportation companies in proceedings before the federal courts, the Federal Maritime Commission, the Surface Transportation Board, the U.S. Maritime Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard, often in matters involving novel and complex legal, factual and economic issues. We also provide counseling to maritime and intermodal transportation companies on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues relating to their business planning, agreements and disputes.

Our transportation lawyers have, for many years, represented rail carriers in a variety of regulatory matters before the Surface Transportation Board, its predecessor, the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Federal Railroad Administration, and in numerous federal court cases arising from those administrative proceedings. As a result, we have extensive experience in the various types of regulatory matters that come before those agencies.

Goodwin Procter lawyers have, for almost 30 years, represented the National Railway Labor Conference, the bargaining representative of most of the nation’s major railroads, as well as numerous individual railroads before Presidential Emergency Boards, and before the STB and the ICC in connection with issues relating to mergers and acquisitions and other transactions. Our clients have included all of the Class I railroads at various times and numerous smaller railroads.