Vinson & Elkins regularly represents businesses in many different areas of the transportation industry. Our lawyers have experience working with truckload, less-than truckload, heavy haul, open deck and specialty trucking carriers, logistics and intermodal providers, railcar companies, equipment lessors and manufacturers, service providers, financial institutions (including private equity and hedge funds and investment banks), and certain other industry participants in connection with transportation and logistics matters.
Our team collectively has decades of experience in the industry, providing us with a historical understanding, as well as the ability to give our clients practical advice in the context of current market trends. Our lawyers assist transportation and logistics clients in a variety of transactions, including strategic mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, capital markets offerings of public and private debt and equity securities (including initial public offerings), equipment lease transactions, and customer and supplier contracts, as well as in disputes and investigations. Additionally, lawyers in our Antitrust, Restructuring, Executive Benefits, Corporate Governance & Board Representation, Finance, Bankruptcy, Environmental, Intellectual Property, and Labor practices across the firm provide industry specific, tailored supplemental advice to our Transportation & Logistics team in such matters.