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.

Press Releases

MexCAT Ad Hoc Bondholder Group Concerns Regarding Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation

The ad hoc group of holders of bonds issued by the Mexico City Airport Trust (“MexCAT”) represented by Hogan Lovells (the “MexCAT Ad Hoc Bondholder Group”), together ...

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EASA publishes proposed airworthiness standards for small eVTOL aircraft for public consultation Aviation Alert

On 15 October 2018, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) opened a public consultation on proposed airworthiness standards for the certification of small electric vertical takeoff and...

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New FAA exemption issued to Avitas Systems, a GE venture, will help expand beyond visual line of sight drone operations Transportation Alert

The commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) market is taking off in the United States and around the world. Recent innovations have transformed what used to be considered toys...

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Department of Transportation announces updates to policies and rule-makings regarding autonomous vehicles Transportation Alert

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released an update to the agency's policy document on autonomous vehicles.

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