Transportation and Logistics

For more than 25 years, Chambliss lawyers have represented a metropolitan airport authority. In this role, the firm has dealt with the following issues, among many others:

  • Negotiation and implementation of business and commercial contracts, agreements and leases
  • Environmental and land use issues
  • Real estate purchase and sale
  • State and federal employment law compliance
  • Trademark and intellectual property issues
  • Municipal financing and bonding issues
  • Creation of interlocal agreements with other governments
  • Federal, state, and local regulatory compliance
  • Advice on state legislative matters
  • Litigation of business and commercial disputes, employment disputes, and personal injury cases involving the Governmental Tort Liability Act
  • Providing advice on matters pertaining to governance of the organization, including the scope and extent of its authority under state law and its organic documents
  • Providing frequent advice on application of the Tennessee Open Records Act and the Tennessee Open Meetings Act

Advised a full-service transportation and third-party logistics firm in connection with a $20 million asset-based revolving line of credit

Successfully handled the defense of a trucking company and the driver in a catastrophic injury claim arising from a tractor-trailer/motor vehicle collision

Successfully handled the defense of a trucking company in a wrongful death claim pending in federal court in Chattanooga arising from a crash between a logging truck and a passenger car