John L. Alden

John L. Alden is a Shareholder at  LUPER NEIDENTHAL & LOGAN. Before partnering with Luper Neidenthal & Logan, John was the principal of AldenLaw, a Columbus law firm specializing in transportation, tax, business, corporate and litigation since 1975. He advises numerous clients on business and transportation matters. John’s clients range from local motor coach and motor carrier companies to the largest nationwide carriers, including specialized carriers of all types. He also represents shippers, warehousing companies and freight brokers, including small local operations and national firms. A fast-growing segment of clientele are shippers requesting guidance in the ever-changing transportation and logistics areas, as well as new motor carriers entering into business and existing carriers dealing with safety and hazmat issues. In addition to providing transportation and warehousing counsel, John litigates cases in agencies and courts. He also has achieved beneficial results representing clients in legislation pending before the Ohio State General Assembly. John always keeps his clients’ business needs in mind and works to develop legal strategies to meet those needs. John is dedicated to providing superior client service through his focus on transportation and logistics.

Practice Areas:

  • Transportation, Warehouse & Logistics Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Cargo Claims (Carmack Amendment)
  • Litigation-Business and Commercial
  • Asset Protection
  • General Business Consultation
  • International Trade
  • Underground Storage Tank Regulations Compliance
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
  • Subrogation & Loss Recovery

Honors and Awards:



  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juris Doctor (1971)
  • Ohio University, Bachelor of Business Administration (1966)

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Ohio (1972)
  • United States District Court, Southern Division
  • United States District Court, Northern Division

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Association for Transportation Law, Logistics & Policy
  • Conference of Freight Counsel
  • Ohio Same Day Transportation Association
  • Transportation Law Committee, Columbus Bar Association
  • Transportation & Logistics Council

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