Railroad Law

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The Railroad Law Section promotes the safety of the public and railroad employees through crossing accident and FELA litigation, as well as regulatory and legislative advocacy. The Section covers employee injuries and occupational illnesses, derailments, collisions, and crossing accidents.

The Railroad Law Section is endowed by Alfred K. Nippert Jr., Nippert & Nippert.

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Section Leadership

  • Chair: Jasper Abbott | Harris Lowry Manton, LLP, Atlanta, GA
  • Chair-Elect: Joseph Sayler | Bolt Hoffer Boyd, Anoka, MN
  • Vice Chair: Michael P. Doyle | Doyle LLP, Houston, TX
  • Membership Liaison: Marc McCallister | Cavanagh Law Group, Chicago, IL
  • Secretary: Hailey Tutton | Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP, Philadelphia, PA
  • Content Curator: Bailey Gifford | Cooper Hurley, Norfolk, VA
  • Immediate Past Chair: Tim Gaarder | Davis Bethune & Jones, Kansas City, MO

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Section membership is open to all membership categories and Paralegal Affiliates. Certain benefits in membership categories other than Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club may be restricted. In particular, access to the Section e-mail list servers are limited to Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club Members, and sponsored Law Professors and Paralegal Affiliates. The online document libraries are limited to Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club Members. List server participants and access to a Section's document library requires membership in that specific Section.