Practice Areas

Rail Transportation

Slover & Loftus LLP is the leading law firm in the United States representing the interests of railroad customers.  The firm has successfully represented rail shippers before the Surface Transportation Board in rail rate reasonableness challenges and unreasonable practice disputes, and before state and federal courts in rail transportation contract litigation.

Energy & Fuel Supply

Slover & Loftus LLP is experienced in helping fuel supply professionals overcome commercial and legal challenges, including changes in rates, service terms, and government regulations, all of which can greatly impact the delivered cost of fuel.

Natural Gas & Electric

Slover & Loftus LLP has successfully guided clients through the many challenges presented by new regulations imposed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and through litigation in state and federal court.

Port Authorities, Public Entities & General Commodities

Slover & Loftus LLP has represented major U.S. port authorities, and state and local entities, in connection with port terminal and dock rail switching services, rail acquisition, and service preservation.

Regional Railroads, Motor Carriers & Water Carriers

Slover & Loftus LLP has assisted numerous clients establish new rail carriers through line purchases and leases from larger railroads.  The firm’s expertise includes structuring and negotiating acquisition contracts and trackage rights arrangements, obtaining regulatory approval, and addressing labor protection and financing issues.