RW&G's leadership in Transportation Law is a result of both our experience and our commitment to provide the highest quality legal services.

The Transportation Practice Group combines the expertise of lawyers in the Public Law, Environmental, Real Estate, Public Finance, Litigation, and Labor and Employment Departments.  This team approach enables Richards, Watson & Gershon to address a wide spectrum of legal issues including intergovernmental relations, public works and employment matters.

The goal of our Transportation Practice Group is to help our clients operate their enterprises in the most efficient and profitable manner possible.  Whether trains, planes or buses are involved, Richards, Watson & Gershon is uniquely qualified to provide general counsel and special counsel services.

Intergovernmental Relations

  • Federal Grants
  • Land use
  • Zoning
  • Development Agreements


  • Air Quality
  • CEQA
  • Clean Water Act
  • NEPA
  • NPDES Permits
  • RCRA

Eminent Domain

  • Pre-Acquisition Procedure
  • Offers and Negotiations
  • Relocation Assistance Program
  • Resolutions of Necessity
  • Court Proceedings

Open Government

  • Brown Act
  • Political Reform Act
  • Public Records Act

Public Works

  • Construction Bidding
  • Contract Administration
  • DBE Programs
  • Prevailing Wages
  • Construction Litigation


  • Personnel Administration
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Contract Administration
  • Administrative Proceeding

Related Practice Areas:

At RW&G we draw upon legal experience in multiple practice areas to build the best team for each of our clients. To learn more about related practice areas, please select from the links below: