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Transportation

Service to Sub-Sectors

Archer provides a full spectrum of services to clients in the transportation and related infrastructure industries. Archer offers strategic advice and representation for government and regulatory affairs, business development, and project development. For decades, we have represented and advised transportation professionals, including engineers, operating companies, constructors, developers, and financiers, as well as public transportation agencies and have advocated to federal, state, and local officials on their behalf.

Archer attorneys, with vast experiences in the industry and in government, provide incomparable support to clients, fully appreciating business objectives and regulatory issues to enable clients to make strategic decisions to most effectively achieve their goals.

Archer represents a wide range of clients, including those in the following sub-sectors:

  • Engineering, Architectural, and Construction of Highway and Transit Projects
  • Road and Bridge Building Materials
  • Mass Transit and Infrastructure Funding
  • Rail Transit and Freight Operations
  • Roadway and Transit System Operations
  • Logistics Companies
  • Public Private Partnership Development
  • Alternative Fuel and Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
  • Transportation Networking Companies, Taxicab and Limousine Regulation
  • Electronic Traffic Enforcement
  • Ports, Waterways and Pipeline Transportation
  • Personal and Pedestrian Transport
  • Bikeways, Trails and Tourist Transportation Operations

A Range of Services and Advice

We work with clients on a variety of matters. Our services outlined below, include, but are not limited to:

  • Government affairs, including strategic advice and advocacy to state and federal elected officials, policy makers and transportation agencies
  • Business development consulting and support
  • Negotiation on transportation marketing and transportation contracts
  • Comprehensive representation for the development of transportation infrastructure, including real estate acquisition and condemnation, land use approvals, and environmental permitting and associated regulatory approvals
  • Litigation on behalf of transportation agencies
  • EEOC and OSHA actions

Our team members draw on their vast experiences and work across all practice disciplines to provide comprehensive support for any client issue. As a full-service law firm, Archer has the ability to meet all of a client’s needs, from the business and corporate perspective to project development and delivery. Archer attorneys provide advice and guidance on matters impacting land use; condemnation and eminent domain; environmental permitting and litigation; legislative, government, regulatory and external affairs; real estate; construction and real estate litigation; and cybersecurity.

Vast Experience and Knowledge

Archer has decades of experience and understands transportation and commerce issues. Members of Archer’s team have served in the following positions:

  • Chief Counsel to the Governor of New Jersey
  • Counsel to the Governor for Independent Transportation Authorities
  • Counsel to the Delaware River Port Authority
  • Chairman of the Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee
  • Commissioner, Delaware River & Bay Authority
  • Voting Member, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
  • Counsel to the Delaware River & Bay Authority
  • Senior Staff Member, Transportation Committee, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Chairman of the Capitol Area Transit Authority
  • Administrative Officer to the Pennsylvania High Speed Intercity Rail Passenger Commission
  • Co-founder & Chief Executive of the Pennsylvania Rails to Trails Conservancy

Client Representation

We have had extensive experience in the transportation and utility industries, as is evidenced through our involvement in significant projects. Below is a sampling of various matters for clients in which Archer has provided advice or representation:

  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
  • Amtrak
  • Philadelphia Parking Authority
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Southern New Jersey Light Rail Corp.
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Delaware River Port Authority
  • McCormick Taylor
  • Aero Aggregates
  • AECOM
  • J. Anderson Construction
  • National Safety Council
  • Lane Construction
  • Railroad Conservancy

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