Kiefer A. Light
Attorney
Profile

Kiefer Light counsels clients on a wide range of transportation-related legal issues with a primary focus on regulatory, third-party logistics, intermodal, DOT, contract, environmental, and taxation matters. His extensive regulatory practice involves assisting clients in obtaining the appropriate federal and state operating authorities and vehicle credentials (e.g., titles, state-base/IRP registrations, placards, etc.) required to lawfully perform their transportation operations, Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement (UIIA) and port registration compliance, and insurance requirements. His taxation practice primarily involves IFTA, highway use tax, and sales tax matters.

The types of transportation service providers Light regularly advises include:

  • Property and passenger carriers (both for-hire and private)
  • Property and passenger brokers, international carriers, and brokers
  • Leasing companies
  • Hazardous materials transporters
  • Waste haulers (including hazardous)
  • Fuel transporters
  • Alcoholic beverage transporters

Mr. Light’s practice includes assisting clients in the above matters in a variety of contexts, such as forming a transportation business, general day-to-day operations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, but also  and representing and defending clients in administrative proceedings and hearings.

During law school, Light spent two summers working as a law clerk, one of which he gained experience working at the Firm’s Washington D.C. office and the other at the Firm’s Indianapolis headquarters. He is also involved in pro bono work representing asylum seekers in federal immigration court proceedings.

Education
  • Indiana University, B.A.
  • George Washington University, J.D.
Attorney Profile

Kiefer Light counsels clients on a wide range of transportation-related legal issues with a primary focus on regulatory, third-party logistics, intermodal, DOT, contract, environmental, and taxation matters. His extensive regulatory practice involves assisting clients in obtaining the appropriate federal and state operating authorities and vehicle credentials (e.g., titles, state-base/IRP registrations, placards, etc.) required to lawfully perform their transportation operations, Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement (UIIA) and port registration compliance, and insurance requirements. His taxation practice primarily involves IFTA, highway use tax, and sales tax matters.

The types of transportation service providers Light regularly advises include:

  • Property and passenger carriers (both for-hire and private)
  • Property and passenger brokers, international carriers, and brokers
  • Leasing companies
  • Hazardous materials transporters
  • Waste haulers (including hazardous)
  • Fuel transporters
  • Alcoholic beverage transporters

Mr. Light’s practice includes assisting clients in the above matters in a variety of contexts, such as forming a transportation business, general day-to-day operations, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, but also  and representing and defending clients in administrative proceedings and hearings.

During law school, Light spent two summers working as a law clerk, one of which he gained experience working at the Firm’s Washington D.C. office and the other at the Firm’s Indianapolis headquarters. He is also involved in pro bono work representing asylum seekers in federal immigration court proceedings.

Accolades
Attorney Education
  • Indiana University, B.A.
  • George Washington University, J.D.