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J. Brian Jackson

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McGuireWoods LLP

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Brian is the managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Charlottesville office and co-director of the firm’s transportation industry team, a practice he has nurtured and developed over the past decade. His transportation clients span the full industry spectrum, ranging from captive insurance companies, to natural gas transmission companies, to long-haul truckers. Known for his success in trying high-exposure jury cases in various jurisdictions throughout the United States, Brian has tried hundreds of cases in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, Georgia, Alabama, Texas and Florida.


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Transport: rail and road - litigation

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Brian Jackson - McGuireWoods LLP

Within: Transport: rail and road - litigation

McGuireWoods LLP’s transport disputes practice has a strong track-record across the road and rail sectors, acting for railroads, auto-manufacturers and trucking companies. In the trucking sector, Brian Jackson in Charlottesville represents a number of diverse clients including several for-hire motor carriers. Matthew Monsour in Pittsburgh and associate Ashley Winsky in Richmond are also contacts in the trucking practice. The rail sector team, which is headed by Jacksonville-based Eric Bilik, acts for a Class I railroad client as national counsel in relation to all punitive damages cases and pre-emption cases, and also acts as the client's bankruptcy counsel. Christopher Thanner in Jacksonville stands out for his rail sector expertise and is active in disputes with state agencies and local governments; he also handles real estate litigation involving rail facilities and railroad right-of-way. Also recommended in Jacksonville is counsel Patrick Dover. Product liability claims in the automotive sector are another key area of expertise. In Richmond, Perry Miles and Tracy Walker advise Ford Motor Company on high-exposure product liability cases across the US, and also represent the client in consumer fraud class actions. Richmond-based Terry Bagley is also noted. Bryan Brantley in Pittsburgh co-heads the transportation industry sector team. Mitchell Morris joined Butler Snow LLP in 2018.

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