Jason D. Tutrone > Thompson Hine LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Hine LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20036-3537
United States

Work Department



Jason is a partner in the firm’s Transportation group. He provides advice on regulatory and commercial matters involving air, truck, ocean, and rail transportation, including advice on compliance with transportation safety regulations, waivers of transportation regulations, transportation regulatory reform, regulatory remedies addressing rail competition and service issues, proceedings before the Surface Transportation Board, developing and negotiating logistics contracts, and aircraft acquisitions. Jason also defends clients in enforcement actions before U.S. Department of Transportation agencies. Jason represents clients including chemical companies, fertilizer companies, retailers, manufacturers, and other entities that ship goods; trade associations representing shippers; third-party intermediaries that arrange transportation on behalf of shippers and provide logistics management services; motor carriers; rail-facility operators; manufacturers of tank car components; and aircraft owners.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude, lead managing editor, Journal of Law and Commerce
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, B.S., 2003, Aeronautical Science, summa cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Transport: shipping - litigation and regulation

Thompson Hine LLP routinely represents shipping companies and intermediaries in relation to policy and rulemaking matters concerning the Shipping Act of 1984, including Federal Maritime Commission regulations. The team has also been heavily involved in efforts to reform US statutes governing cargo loss and damage at sea. Washington DC-based practice leader Karyn Booth assists multinationals, trade associations and transportation intermediaries with both domestic and international issues involving multimodal transportation and logistics services. In Columbus, senior counsel Dan Ujczo‘s workload covers ocean and barge transportation, while transportation specialist Jason Tutrone was elevated to the partnership in January 2022.