Practice

Transportation

Our multimodal Transportation practice works with the world’s leading transportation companies to solve the industry’s most complex regulatory and business issues, across all modes, around the globe.  Our team combines top-tier aviation and surface transportation practices with extensive transportation experience in each of the world’s major markets.

Representative experience

Advising companies on cutting-edge issues related to autonomous driving, including state and federal regulatory developments, incident investigations, and treatment of emerging technologies.

Representing several auto manufacturers involved in the Takata airbag safety crisis, filing required reports, providing regulatory counsel, consulting with NHTSA officials, and negotiating recall parameters.

Assisted CNN to secure the first-ever FAA waiver to legally fly UAS (drones) in the U.S. for news gathering and reporting activities over people.

Advising a leading automotive manufacturer regarding exports of automobiles to Cuba and establishing operations on the island.

Advised Aeromexico in connection with negotiations of a joint-venture alliance agreement with Delta Air Lines, and obtaining approval and the grant of antitrust immunity for the joint venture.

Representing the Association of American Railroads in efforts to deploy Positive Train Control.

Coordinating defense of a car shipping sector player in an international cartel investigation involving the EU, U.S., Japan, Canada, and other jurisdictions.

Spearheaded Carnival Cruise’s Cuba ecotourism initiative and obtained ground-breaking licenses from OFAC and BIS for operating vessels in Cuba.

Hogan Lovells Publications

NHTSA and EPA propose roll back of Obama-era car rules Environment Alert

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a joint notice of proposed rulemaking today, called the "Safer...

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Published Works

Need to know Q&A - Drones in real estate EG's Global Investor Guide

Lisa Ellman, Global UAS Chair, summarizes the regulatory challenges around the use of drones in real estate for the Global Investor Guide.

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells launches global Transportation regulatory practice

Washington, D.C., 25 June 2018 – International law firm Hogan Lovells announced today that it has launched a new global Transportation practice, to be led by Washington, D.C.-based...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Best practices for making a drone waiver safety case to the U.S. FAA

Companies in a range of industries — from real estate, to agriculture, to Hollywood film production and beyond — are using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to improve operations...

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Automakers and suppliers in the U.S. and EU grapple with increased scrutiny, new emissions requirements, and evolving guidance from authorities

In this hoganlovells.com interview, Joanne Rotondi, a partner in the Hogan Lovells Washington, D.C. office, and Sabine Chromek, a senior associate in the firm’s Munich office, discuss ...

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells iERP – Legal Adviser of the Year

Hogan Lovells is proud to announce that our global iERP (Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects) team was named the Legal Adviser of the Year at the Partnership Awards last night.

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