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

Thompson Hine LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20036-3537
United States

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Jason is an associate in the firm’s Transportation group. He advises multinational corporations, trade associations, and transportation intermediaries on domestic and international matters involving logistics services and transportation. These matters include: regulatory compliance; regulatory enforcement; agency rulemaking; legislative concerns; service issues; loss and damage claims; transportation security; contract drafting and negotiation; and rate disputes before the Surface Transportation Board (STB).

Jason’s practice is multimodal, involving air, motor, ocean and rail transportation, and encompasses a wide variety of logistics services, such as warehousing and terminal services. In addition, his practice involves the regulation of transportation and transportation-related activity by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Census Bureau, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Maritime Commission, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and STB.

Prior to joining Thompson Hine, Jason was a law clerk in the general counsel’s office of a global maritime freight carrier and at an enforcement office of the DOT. Jason also was an airline pilot and holds aircraft dispatcher, commercial pilot, and certified flight instructor certificates.


  • 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 is most active in advising shippers and intermediaries on policy issues and rulemaking procedures before the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). The name to note in this space is Karyn Booth, who has recently advocated for various industry associations before the FMC, and has also been involved in cargo loss and damage claims. Booth handles ongoing freight forwarding and service argeements for a number of well-known retailers. Jason Tutrone is a recommended associate in the practice group.