Practices

 

Practice Details

Transportation

MDM&C's Transportation Practice Group is dedicated to serving ground transportation and related businesses. We counsel companies of all sizes on a broad range of transportation matters, including regulatory compliance, strategic planning, administrative law, and public policy.

We actively work with transportation entities that seek our assistance in improving their transportation services, re-engineering their technological systems and refining their corporate structure.

Our attorneys combine a multidisciplinary approach that combines our regulatory knowledge and solid grasp of the transportation industry's unique operations and issues all with the goal of solving complex legal problems and helping clients achieve their business goals. Our overarching objective is to ensure that our clients operate not only effectively and efficiently, but legally and safely.

In addition to transportation companies, we represent trade organizations, staffing entities who provide the labor that enables transportation entities to operate as well as credit card processing entities and financial institutions that specialize in medallion and ground transportation business lending.

Our services include:

  • Representation before all administrative agencies
  • helping clients comply with the complex legal and regulatory framework;
  • corporate transactions, contracts, leases and related litigation
  • assisting clients in obtaining required government approvals for products and services;
  • representing clients in disputes with regulators and private entities;
  • helping clients obtain and maintain operating licenses;
  • drafting driver affiliation and base affiliation agreements;
  • negotiating and drafting transportation business purchase and sales agreements;
  • Personal injury/catastrophic loss defense
  • counseling clients on corporate organization and formation;
  • advising clients on worker classification (such as classifying drivers as independent contractors) and related issues, including the structuring of agreements, policies, and codes of conduct;
  • advising clients on avoiding tort liability, minimizing sales tax and related liabilities, and insurance coverage review; and
  • providing strategic business, legal, financing, and market advice to transportation businesses.