Protecting the Carrier Industry.
It’s What We Do.

For more than 30 years, Roberts & Associates has been protecting and advocating
for the rights of the carrier and transportation industry.

Have us protect your business. Call 305-441-7882 today.

Experienced Transportation Law Attorneys

Protect Your Rights with the Right Attorneys

We are Experienced Transportation Law Attorneys
Representing Exclusively the Carrier Industry

Based in South Florida, Roberts & Associates is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Rated law firm representing national and international interests in the transportation and insurance industries. We represent both corporate and commercial clients.

Our attorneys have won many federal court rulings which are favorable to the transportation industry, both at the trial and appellate levels.

Notable Cases We’ve Successfully Represented:
– Federal preemption of state law claims
– Limitations of liability
– Carrier salvage rights
– Enforcement of timely claim filing requirements

The “Go-To” Firm for Transportation Law

When other attorneys need a Transportation Lawyer, they call us.

Under the guidance of attorney Lawrence J. Roberts, our firm has represented numerous national corporations and companies in their transportation law matters. We create solid working relationships with businesses we represent. This allows us to handle the unique legal aspects of your business with the skill and experience gained from multiple national cases, publications, and industry knowledge.

Our transportation law attorneys have been active in many professional groups, including:
– Association for Transportation Law, Logistics and Policy
– Conference of Freight Counsel (Chairman 1994-1996)
– Customized Logistics and Delivery Association
– Florida Messenger’s Association
– Logistics and Transportation Networking Association
– Loss Prevention Conference of Southern Motor Carriers (President 1999-2000)
– Transportation Lawyers Association
– Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Council

This experience gives our attorneys a unique perspective into the world of transportation law. At Roberts & Associates, we put our knowledge to work for your case so you can focus on the daily operations that keep your company moving forward.

Notable Cases

Roberts & Associates have won many of the cases that have shaped Transportation Law.

  • Accura Systems, Inc. v. Watkins Motor Lines, Inc.,
    98 F. 3d 874 (5th Cir. 1996), Fed. Carr. Cas. P 84, 036

    American Eye Way, Inc. v. Roadway Package System, Inc.,
    875 F. Supp. 820 (S.D. Fla. 1995), Fed. Carr. Cas. P. 83,952

    American Eye Way, Inc. v. Roadway Package System, Inc.,
    904 F. Supp. 1376 (S.D. Fla. 1995), Fed. Carr. Cas. P 84,000

    Bear MGC Cutlery Co., Inc. v. Estes Express Lines, Inc.,
    132 F. Supp. 2d 937 (N.D.Ala. 2001)

    Classic Fashions, Inc. v. Navieras N.P.R., Inc.
    71 F.Supp.2d 1241 (S.D.Fla.1999)

    Florida East Coast Railway Company v. Patterson,
    593 So. 2d 575 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1992)

    Florida East Coast Railway Company v. Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc.,
    537 So. 2d 1065 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1989)

    Fruit of the Loom v. Arawak Caribbean Line Ltd. and Seaside Trucking, Inc.,
    126 F. Supp. 2d 1337 (S. D. Fla. 1998)

    Kuehn v. United Van Lines, LLC,
    367 F. Supp. 2d 1047 (S.D. Miss. 2005)

  • L & S Bearing Co. v. Randex International,
    913 F. Supp. 1544 (S.D. Fla. 1995)

    Mingtai Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Expeditors Int’l of Wash., Inc.,
    2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 129830 (S.D. Fla.)

    New York Marine and General Insurance Company v. Estes Express Lines, Inc.,
    2018 WL 1804229 (9th Cir. 2018)

    New York Marine & Gen. Ins. Co. v. Estes Express Lines,
    2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171676 (S. D. Cal.)

    PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc. v. Transus, Inc.,
    990 F. Supp. 1454 (N.D. Ga. 1997)

    Siren, Inc. v. Estes Express Lines,
    249 F.3d 1268 (11th Cir. 2001)

    Trailblazers Intern., Inc. v. Central Freight Lines, Inc.,
    951 F. Supp. 121 (S.D Tex. 1996)

    Underwriters at Lloyds v. Expeditors Korea Ltd. and Forward Air, Inc.,
    2018 WL 914780 (11th Cir. 2018)

    Werner Enters. v. Westwind Mar. Int’l, Inc.,
    554 F.3d 1319 (11th Cir. 2009)

Meet Our Attorney

Who We Work With

We represent some of the most respected companies & organizations in the carrier industry.

Our Clients