Transportation Law Attorney

Nationwide and Canadian Representation in Transportation Law Matters

Attorney Ronald H. Usem handles most of our transportation law issues. Mr. Usem is a partner of the firm and has been practicing law for more than 47 years, 28 of which have been devoted almost exclusively to transportation law. You will benefit from his extensive knowledge and experience.

Transportation law changes frequently, so it is a smart idea to work with a lawyer who practices regularly in this legal field. Mr. Usem has negotiation expertise and the critical thinking skills necessary to thoroughly analyze and review transportation contracts. He handles everyday business transactions, such as freight loss and damage claims.

Full-Service Representation

Mr. Usem represents a wide range of clients, including independent business owners, sole proprietors, third-party logistics companies (3PLs), freight forwarders, shippers and receivers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Usem regularly provides legal advice and service for his clients in transportation matters such as:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulation compliance
  • Employment law
  • Freight loss and damage
  • Freight hostage issues
  • Insurance contract analysis claims and litigation
  • Negotiation of leasing, factoring and corporate contract matters, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) 2010 compliance issues — matters involving the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration safety program

Mr. Usem is assisted by James T. Smith, an associate of the firm, who is gaining practical experience and expertise in transportation law under the guidance of Mr. Usem. For further information on Mr. Smith, view his attorney biography on our attorneys page.

Contact Our Experienced Transportation Law Attorney

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