STEPHEN LAUDONE is a member of the Transportation and Commercial Litigation and Disputes groups. Stephen represents the nation’s largest railroads in many cases involving contractual disputes and federal preemption of state law, including with respect to state and local restrictions imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also represents railroad clients in regulatory litigation and rulemaking proceedings before the Surface Transportation Board. Stephen has assisted the firm’s railroad clients with due diligence and mitigating prospective litigation risks in transportation acquisitions.
Stephen also maintains an active pro bono practice and provides pro bono representation and advice on First Amendment issues and matters of corporate governance for non-profit entities.