Firm Profile

Considered by industry leaders to be the preeminent transportation law firm, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary is the only full-service, multi-office law firm in the country dedicated to transportation and related industries. The Firm’s more than 5,000 transportation-related clients span the country and around the globe. Firm clients range from most of the major Fortune 500 transportation companies to many smaller, family-owned businesses.

With offices strategically located in many major cities throughout the United States to meet the needs of our national client base, the Firm offers advice and counsel to companies in virtually every segment of the transportation industry, including:

  • Motor carriers
  • Private carriers
  • Shippers
  • Warehouses
  • Logistics companies
  • Trucking insurers and insurance brokers
  • Industry associations
  • Private equity investors

Because Scopelitis attorneys, individually and collectively, have worked with a laser focus in one arena for decades, the Firm can be nimble in its ability to evolve with the industry and our clients’ needs. Scopelitis began as a regulatory law firm in the 1970s and has grown to have over 35 practice areas, including:

  • Corporate Structure and Strategy
  • Class Action Defense & Complex Litigation
  • DOT Regulations & Federal and State Authorities, Licensure and Specialized Taxes
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Highway Accident, Wrongful Death & Personal Injury
  • Independent Contractor Counseling & Litigation Defense
  • Litigation of Business Disputes
  • Transportation Taxation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Brokerage & Non-Asset Logistics
  • Warehousing Legal Liability
  • Cargo Claims & Freight Disputes

When advising clients, Scopelitis attorneys draw upon their vast experiences counseling companies in the transportation industry. We are actively engaged in the industry to ensure we offer in-depth, current, innovative, business-minded solutions. Such involvement includes working closely with many transportation-related organizations, presenting on cutting edge topics to transportation-industry audiences of all sizes, sponsoring events and initiatives, serving on committees and boards, publishing articles, attending conferences, interacting with members of the media, and more.

Scopelitis attorneys are committed to accessible, responsive service, including a 24/7/365 approach to client relationships. Our attorneys are readily available to assist clients when the need arises. Whether clients require answers to pending legal questions or need direction on preventative strategies before problems occur, Scopelitis offers knowledgeable, efficient, and practical advice on virtually any issue in the industry.

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* Services outside California and Michigan provided by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, Professional Corporation. Services in California provided by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary Limited Liability Partnership. Services in Michigan provided by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, Professional Limited Liability Company