Porter Wright offers clients in the automotive and mobility sector industry experience and full-service capabilities to address their business objectives in pursuit of emerging technologies in electric and autonomous vehicles and unmanned aerial systems.

For several decades we have assisted automotive manufacturers and mobility clients with a wide range of legal services. These include manufacturing facility siting, construction and expansion; business formation and asset acquisition (M&A); intellectual property and trade secret protection; supplier and distribution agreements; workforce management and immigration; union avoidance; employee benefits; workplace safety; and product liability.

Electric and autonomous vehicles

Much of our experience is in representing the foreign and domestic automotive parts suppliers that are critical to realizing the Midwest region’s vision of creating the nation’s leading electrified mobility innovation corridor.

Moreover, our legal team has the experience and relationships necessary to advise and ensure compliance with the evolving regulatory landscape with federal, state and local government agencies. This includes experience addressing infrastructure challenges associated with electricity distribution, transmission, storage and delivery; managing compliance with environmental rules and regulations; and advising on funding mechanisms necessary to support commercialization.