Marc Blubaugh
Partner and Co-Chair, Transportation & Logistics Practice Group

Marc S. Blubaugh is a Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group, which has been designated by U.S. News & World Report as the “Transportation Law Firm of the Year” numerous times.  Mr. Blubaugh has also been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Transportation Law and has been ranked in Band 1 (the highest ranking) on a national basis by Chambers.  He is a Past President of the Transportation Lawyers Association, currently serves as outside General Counsel to the Intermodal Association of North America as well as to the Transportation Intermediaries Association, and is a Past President of the Columbus Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (where he currently serves on the board).  He is active in a variety of other industry trade associations, such as the American Trucking Associations, the Ohio Trucking Association, the National Home Delivery Association, the Specialty Carriers & Rigging Association, the International Warehousing Logistics Association, and the Transportation Logistics Council. 

Mr. Blubaugh represents carriers of all modes, international and domestic third-party logistics providers (transportation brokers, freight forwarders, etc.), warehouse operators, and other stakeholders in the supply chain in a wide variety of disputes in courts throughout the country including, but not limited to, high-dollar cargo claims, freight charge and pricing controversies, breaches of transportation, logistics, and warehousing agreements, prosecution of subrogation claims, insurance coverage disputes, trade-secrets and unfair competition litigation, and class action defense.  He also defends carriers and third-party logistics providers in catastrophic injury actions arising out of the transportation of goods. In addition to litigating matters, he also consults with clients regarding contracting practices and operating procedures, helps clients navigate the changing regulatory landscape, and provides strategic and business advice to help clients minimize liability and maximize growth opportunities.