Saunders Aldridge is of counsel in the Savannah office where he has advised clients in the transportation and logistics industries for over thirty years. He has also enjoyed success in the areas of complex civil litigation and occupational safety and health representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation, catastrophic injury, and mass tort litigation.

Saunders is admitted to the State Bars of Georgia and South Carolina and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits, and all Georgia and South Carolina State and Federal Courts. He is a member of the Savannah Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the South Carolina Bar Association.

He received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1968, after which he served two tours in Vietnam as a naval lieutenant. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1975. While at Georgia, he served as the articles editor for the Georgia Law Review and as a student teacher.

Representative Engagements

  • Representation of logistics providers in a wide variety of matters throughout the country including negotiating and drafting leases, warehousing agreements, 3PL agreements, brokerage and own asset transportation agreements.
  • Contingent cargo and contingent liability issues involving Lloyd’s coverage arising from undisclosed exclusion in primary coverage declaration.
  • Warehouse legal liability coverage issues as affecting contractual undertakings in logistics industry.
  • Environmental exclusion in series of cases arising from two paper mill toxic gas releases.
  • Loss of workers compensation bar by previous employer occasioned by spin-off of operational division during corporate reorganization.
  • Decade long litigation over issues of first impression concerning coverage of independent contractor and insurer subrogation rights.
  • Dispute over homeowner’s claim of coverage for collapse of load bearing wall against policy exception as to gradual deteriorating condition.
  • Coverage dispute over requirement to pay portion of verdict prior to invocation of coverage.
  • Toxic tort litigation in wide variety of mists, dusts, fumes, vapors, liquids in a wide variety of traumatic, acute, and chronic exposures.
  • Coordinating organization and encapsulation of operational units in multiple regional logistics operations.


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