Business Contracts

Business Contracts Lawyers

Illinois Transportation Law

Transportation businesses and companies that frequently ship goods face many unique challenges and legal issues, including freight rates, cargo loss and damage issues, employment issues, contractor matters, business contracts, real estate transactions and leases, and regulatory compliance. The Chicago business transportation attorneys at Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon have more 60 years of experience helping clients preemptively ward off disputes and legal issues through careful and thorough business contract drafting.

Not only do we provide our clients with legal advice regarding issues pertaining to the transportation and shipment of goods, but our years of experience in the industry provides us with practical knowledge regarding the business issues facing shipping companies and other businesses involved in the shipment of goods, such as shippers and brokers. Accordingly, we are able to advise our clients with respect to a variety of general business contracts, including employment contracts, real estate leases, asset purchase agreements, non-compete agreements, real estate sale and purchase agreements, promissory notes, and independent contractor agreements.

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon’s years of experience handling the myriad business issues that transportation companies face, including general business contracts, transportation contracts and employment issues allows us to provide effective and comprehensive legal representation to transportation companies. Our Chicago business contract attorneys are dedicated to helping clients avoid costly litigation by providing extensive legal advice and guidance during the negotiation and drafting process of various business contracts and transportation contracts.

Preventative Representation

Comprehensive, well-drafted business contracts and transportation contracts can help to prevent future legal disputes, including matters related to:

  • Employment matters, including issues related to the Fair Labor Standards
  • Act (FLSA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), workers’ compensation
  • Leasing and contracting issues relating to Department of Transportation guidelines
  • Liability for accidents, damage claims and workplace injuries sustained by independent contractors
  • Cargo loss and damage claims
  • Government regulatory compliance
  • Enforcement of or defense against non-compete agreements

Contact Us for Effective Contract Planning

If you have business contract needs, contact the knowledgeable Chicago business contract attorneys at Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon at (312) 236-9375 to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledge Chicago transportation business attorneys. We will work with you to negotiate and draft comprehensive and thorough business contracts in order to minimize the potential for future legal disputes.