Railroads and Transportation

Otten Johnson attorneys have significant experience representing railroads and transportation industry clients on a wide range of real estate and land use matters, including acquisitions/dispositions, financing, and right-of-way issues. Additionally, the attorneys in our Business Transactions & Capital Markets practice group are well-equipped to assist railroad and transportation industry clients with tax issues and corporate matters such as entity formation, contract drafting/negotiation. Our litigators have experience dealing with many of the real-estate and business-related disputes facing entities in these industries and are able to assist railroad and transportation clients with a wide variety of litigation matters. 

Additionally, we represent numerous clients in their interactions with railroads and other transportation authorities.

Representative Services

  • Acquisition of real property; purchase and sale agreements
  • Land use approvals
  • Review and negotiation of appropriate easements, licenses and agreements
  • Design and construction agreements
  • Permitting and utilities
  • Due diligence matters
  • Entitlement, survey and zoning review
  • Corporate matters
  • Entity formation and joint ventures
  • Tax
  • Representation of clients in related litigation matters