AFS Automotive


We are industry insiders. We help you drive success.

Smart In Your World

Industry-insider expertise backed by our deep legal bench across the country give ArentFox Schiff its formidable and market-leading practice. The Automotive group is ranked nationally and recognized in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, and the Daily Journal, which notes that the practice group’s lawyers think "outside the box" for automotive clients.

Our national industry team brings expertise from every area of law to address the challenges you face: franchise litigation, regulatory compliance, FTC and other regulatory agency enforcement, acquisitions, privacy, cybersecurity and data breach, licensing, consumer class actions and criminal accusations.

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Our Work

Dealers, Distributors & Suppliers

Intense competition, government regulation, consolidation, and the pressure to innovate pose challenges to traditional industry players. Our industry team works with lawyers and practice groups throughout ArentFox Schiff to address challenges from privacy and cybersecurity to taxation, from HSR filings to licensing, from FTC enforcement actions to franchise litigation, and from class actions to criminal accusations. 

  • Litigation
  • Corporate & Real Estate Transactions
  • Franchise & Distribution
  • Technology
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Regulatory
  • Advertising & Privacy
  • Federal Government Regulations
  • White Collar & Investigations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Tax
  • Environmental & Emissions
  • Immigration 

Our Attorneys

Our clients include:

  • 10 of the top 20 Dealership Groups (Automotive News Rankings)
  • 9 of the top 20 Global OEM Parts Suppliers (Automotive News Rankings)
  • 10 of the top 20 North America Original Equipment Suppliers (Automotive News Rankings)
  • 12 of the top 30 Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers (Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association Rankings)

We also serve as general counsel to more than a dozen automotive industry associations, advertising associations, and electric vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers.

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