Transportation Law Attorneys

At Larson & Gaston, LLP, our lawyers counsel our clients on all aspects of transportation and warehousing law. This includes motor carriers, warehouse companies, logistics companies, freight forwarders and brokers.

Ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies is an ongoing, complex, arduous, noncore business issue. That said, organizations must ensure compliance at the risk of significant exposure to liability — it simply is not optional. The firm helps clients address and handle matters involving the:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Surface Transportation Board (STB)
  • Federal Maritime Commission
  • California Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
  • California Department of Labor (DOL)
  • Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)
  • Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
  • Economic Development Department (EDD)
  • California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

We also help out transportation clients' work with the day-to-day legal, business and strategic issues involved in this complex and highly competitive field to ensure that our clients effectively deal with both federal and state issues related to:

  • Procedures and policies
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Negotiations and transactions with other companies
  • Drafting form contracts and sales agreements
  • Independent contractor contracts
  • Vehicle lease agreements
  • Alliances, mergers and asset transfers
  • Corporate paperwork
  • Addressing bylaw issues
  • Hiring and firing
  • Litigation
    • Department of Labor issues
    • Independent contractor worker classification
    • Contract disputes
    • Cargo loss claims
    • Insurance issues
    • Major truck accident litigation

Members of the firm belong to the California Trucking Association and the Harbor Trucking Association as well as the Trucking Industry Defense Association.

We have worked for many clients for years to address issues as they arise in the best possible way; in every case, we seek to address the immediate and long-term business operational needs at hand. This long-view approach has helped hundreds of clients, and we are ready to apply it to your needs.

To get in touch and schedule an initial consultation to discuss transportation law, including commercial transportation litigation services, with a Los Angeles County transportation law attorney, call 800-671-8756 or email Larson & Gaston, LLP.