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Transportation: Rail (for Shippers) - USA - Nationwide
This content is provided by Frank J. Pergolizzi
Mr. Pergolizzi has represented shippers in transportation related matters for over thirty years. Clients include some of the nation’s largest intermodal, coal and other shippers. Mr. Pergolizzi has extensive litigation experience relating to transportation, fuel supply and other energy related contract disputes before federal and state courts, and commercial arbitration panels. This litigation has covered a wide variety of disputes relating to price renegotiation and price reopener provisions, fuel surcharges, compliance with service standards, and force majeure disputes.
Mr. Pergolizzi also maintains an active regulatory practice before the Surface Transportation Board that has included the representation of shippers in maximum rail rate litigation, rail merger proceedings, demurrage disputes, unreasonable practice claims and competitive rail access proceedings. In addition, Mr. Pergolizzi has represented a number of short-line railroads in their formation and receipt of necessary regulatory approvals.
BA, Villanova University, 1981; JD, Wake Forest University School of Law, 1984.