STEPHEN LAUDONE is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Disputes group. Stephen represents corporate clients in connection with government enforcement actions, investigations, and complex commercial litigation. His experience includes representing 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 has also 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 in landlord-tenant and prisoner rights matters.