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William Byrne

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Partner admitted in New York and Florida, Mr. Byrne has extensive legal and commercial experience in rail, motor carrier, intermodal, logistics and ocean transportation. He regularly advises publicly traded rail and motor carrier clients in transactions and strategic initiatives involving complex shared freight and passenger rail corridors, rail line sales, joint rail facilities, and all manner of commercial contracts in the transportation industry. Additionally, he provides regulatory advice for matters under the jurisdiction of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and leads clients through dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration. Mr. Byrne serves on the leadership team of the firm’s Transportation and Infrastructure Industry Sector Group and previously served as CEO of a New York shipping and logistics agency. He is certified as a Circuit Court mediator in Florida and has served as a commercial arbitrator in New York maritime arbitrations.