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

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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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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