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John C. Lane

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48 Woodport Rd. Suite 1
Sparta, NJ 07871


Description of Practice

Mr. Lane founded his law firm in 1997, and has over 40 years of experience in various fields of insurance defense and coverage, construction, admiralty and maritime, trucking, environment defense, and commercial litigation. He also has extensive trial and appellate experience in a wide range of cases in all state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey.

Professional Background

Mr. Lane earned his undergraduate degree at Virginia Military Institute and his J.D. at Washington & Lee School of Law. He limits his practice to Transportation, Construction, General Insurance, and Complex Commercial Law and Litigation. Mr. Lane’s legal expertise carries through in all areas of transportation law and litigation, including admiralty and maritime law, and motor carrier law and litigation, for more than 40 years, representing shipowners, non-vessel owning common carriers (NVOCCs) stevedoring companies, intermodal equipment providers, motor carriers, transportation brokers, freight forwarders, and their insurers. This practice has included personal injury and death, cargo loss and damage claims, ship collisions, groundings, environmental spills, and complex commercial litigation, in all federal and state courts, and before federal agencies such as the U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Aviation Administration, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Mr. Lane is a frequent contributor to transportation publications and speaks regularly at annual meetings of transportation associations.


Available upon request.

Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Maritime
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator