Mark Barber routinely defends motor carrier clients in claims involving serious tractor trailer accidents, advises on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations compliance, and is a member of the Firm's 24-Hour Emergency Response Team.
Angela has been employed with PAM Transport, Inc. in numerous capacities of risk for over 20 years. Angela leads a team handling Auto Liability Claims, Freight Claims, Workers’ Compensation, and DOT Drug & Alcohol Compliance. Angela is the Registered Agent and Corporate Representative for PAM Transport and works closely with defense counsel on all matters of litigation cases.
Larissa Whittingham is Director of Employment Litigation and Employment Counsel for J.B. Hunt Transport. Larissa partners with HR Compliance, operations management, and safety personnel in ensuring compliance with employment laws and creating best practices for the work environment. Larissa also manages employment litigation and pre-litigation assessment and response. Prior to joining J.B. Hunt, Larissa practiced in the areas of labor and employment and commercial litigation at a national law firm.
Leigh Ferron is Lead Counsel at FedEx, where she is responsible for oversight of legal strategy on liability litigation for all FedEx companies. Leigh has worked for FedEx since 2015 in various capacities within the Legal Department, including risk management and regulatory. Prior to joining FedEx, Leigh practiced commercial litigation in private practice in New York and Pittsburgh
Michael is a corporate transactional attorney whose practice focuses on corporate financings, venture capital, tax, and mergers and acquisitions. He works closely with start-up and private and public companies on issues related to equity and financings, tax matters, the structuring of executive compensation (including stock arrangements), strategic ventures, acquisitions and management buy-outs. Michael counsels clients in all phases of business development. including capital formation, operation, acquisition, and restructuring.
Margarita Krncevic is a skilled business-side labor and employment attorney with prior in-house legal experience at a Fortune 50 financial services company in Washington, D.C. She counsels employers on compliance with federal, state and local laws in taking workforce actions, including managing requests for religious or ADA accommodations and managing FMLA (including intermittent) leave.
Jonathan Todd is a Partner in Benesch's Transportation & Logistics Practice Group. He represents motor carriers, brokers, and forwarders in domestic and international matters. His experience includes practical transactional and regulatory compliance counsel such as delivering business operations advice for managing cross-border movements across North America and for compliance with import regulations, export controls, and economic sanctions. Before joining Benesch, he served as in-house counsel for a large transportation holding company with motor carrier, air and ocean forwarding, a
Bill maintains transactional and litigation business practices representing both public and private ventures. Bill has significant experience in all aspects of the transportation industry throughout the U.S. and global markets. He is well-versed in all areas of domestic and international logistics law and policy. He has a keen understanding of the intricate multi-party contractual arrangements and business relationships central to the movement of products in intrastate, interstate and foreign commerce, including the sale or purchase of companies in or out of this market.
Teresa represents clients in all phases and aspects of their businesses. Teresa's expertise includes matters involving general corporate law, securities law and real property law. Teresa works with early-stage start-up companies, as well as large established companies. She assists early stage clients with formation and financing, and also provides general business counsel and guidance. She handles mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, credit finance, and complex business matters for a large variety of businesses.
Shannon Cohen provides legislative counsel services to the firm's clients. Ms Cohen monitors forthcoming and active legislation and regulation pertaining to issues affecting motor carriers, with an emphasis on legislation touching on the independent contractor status of owner-operators using her extensive background with and familiarity of owner-operator programs and issues attendant to the design of a successful owner-operator model. She regularly assists in drafting and revising legislation and assessing and communicating the impact of such legislation on the trucking industry. Ms.