William P Byrne

Holland & Knight LLP

William P. Byrne practices primarily in the area of rail transportation, with extensive experience in road, rail, intermodal (multimodal) and ocean transportation, including federal/state compliance issues; motor carrier, broker, truckload, less than truckload and intermodal (multimodal) agreements; equipment management, i.e., chassis, container, railcar and trailer leasing, acquisition, interchange (AAR and UIIA) and M&R agreements; and charter parties.

Mr. Byrne has similarly extensive experience in shared freight and passenger rail corridors and has represented buyers and sellers in mergers, acquisitions and restructuring transactions, including the sale and/or lease of rail lines for and on behalf of all classes of rail carriers.

Mr. Byrne is a member of the firm’s elected Directors Committee and serves on the leadership team of the firm’s Transportation and Infrastructure Industry Sector Group.

Mr. Byrne began his career in the transportation business in New York City in 1980 and has acted both as outside counsel as a maritime lawyer and on the business side as CEO of a New York based commercial representative of a Brazilian ship-owning and chemical group.

Mr. Byrne has served as an arbitrator in a number of maritime arbitrations in New York.

In May 1999, Mr. Byrne was invited by the Florida Supreme Court to speak on behalf of the candidates at the ceremony for induction of candidates for admission to The Florida Bar at the Florida Supreme Court.


  • Maritime Law Association, member and former Secretary of the Committee on Maritime Arbitration and Mediation
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Pace University School of Law, J.D.
  • Villanova University, B.A.


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