(614) 221-7663

John L. Alden


614-221-1306 (Office)

866-345-4948 (Fax)

About John

John Alden is a Shareholder at Luper Neidenthal & Logan. Before partnering with LNL, 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 & Logistics
  • General Business
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Cargo Claims
  • International Trade
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprises


  • Ohio University, Master of Business Administration (1967)


  • State of Ohio (1972)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Professional Associations

  • 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

Community Involvement

  • The Ohio State University Alumni Association Life Member
  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Fraternity
  • Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Fraternity
  • Hitchcock-LaLonde Columbus Logistics Breakfast Club, Secretary
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Upper Arlington Historical Society, Member
  • Stuart’s Opera House, Member
  • Columbus Downtown Quarterback Club
  • Country Music Association, Sterling Member

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Inducted into the Ohio Trucking Association Hall of Honor, September 2015
  • The Ohio State University Alumni Association Life Member
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Hitchcock-LaLonde Columbus Logistics Breakfast Club
  • “People to Know in Transportation,” published in Columbus Business First, October 2014
  • 2017 Ohio Best Law Firms (AldenLaw) – U.S. News & World Report
  • Acknowledged by the 132nd General Assembly as a Central Ohio Top Lawyer





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