Transportation

Expertise. Risk Management. Information. Coordination. Communication.

Key factors for success in the transportation and logistics industries and the qualities your company requires in your legal representation. Companies nationwide rely on lawyers within ALFA International’s Transportation Practice Group for all their legal needs so their business can keep its eye on the road.

ALFA International’s Transportation Attorneys are available 24/7 to respond to serious accidents. In addition, the Transportation Practice Group’s rapid-response GO TEAM Directory provides immediate access to transportation attorneys. Click on the link to access the Go Team Directory:

Go Team Directory Link

2023 Transportation Pictorial Directory

 

The challenges facing the highly regulated and fiercely competitive transportation and logistics industries can make even the most complex road map look simple. To respond effectively to immediate issues and proactively to emerging legislation, businesses need attorneys who are as well-versed in the industry as they are in the law.

As one of ALFA International’s most-seasoned and largest practice groups, the members of the Transportation Practice Group provide comprehensive, effective legal guidance to clients across the United States and Canada. With a high level of coordination and communication across our member firms, the group is the perfect partner for regional and national transportation companies whose vehicles travel the nation—and the world.

The ALFA International Transportation Practice Group offers your company skilled, knowledgeable transportation lawyers in all 50 states and Canada. And our lawyers have experience representing almost every type of common or private carrier, including companies that carry goods and passengers by truck, trailer, bus, rail, plane, and ship. We also serve equipment manufacturers, insurers, and third-party administrators.

Areas of Focus

  • Risk management and insurance
  • Commercial disputes
  • Property and casualty losses
  • Corporate and business law
  • Environmental issues and hazardous materials
  • Lobbying and government relations
  • Arbitration
  • Driver qualification
  • Labor and employment
  • Trade association law
  • OSHA compliance
  • Controlled substances and alcohol testing
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) matters
  • Litigation, including criminal defense, personal injury, and wrongful death
  • Regulatory compliance

Client Advisory Board (CAB)

The ALFA International Transportation Practice Group is grateful to have the  following clients contribute to our ongoing success by participating in our Client Advisory Board:

  • April Arnold
  • Rebecca Baggett, Managing Attorney, Casualty Litigation, AutoZone
  • Max Brusky, Director, Claims Management, Bulkmatic, LLC
  • Leslie Buckley, Claims Manager, Tyson Foods, Inc
  • Chip Campbell, Director, Assistant General Counsel – Insurance, Old Dominion Freight
  • Rocky Coe, Claims Manager, McLane Company
  • Mark Dietz, Sr. Legal Counsel, DHL Global Business
  • Vallie Dugas, Associate General Counsel & Director of Safety – Claims Management, Melton Truck Lines, Inc.
  • Ryan Johnson, Assistant General Counsel, HUB Group
  • Leslie Leazer, Vice President of Claims & Litigation, Knight-Swift Transportation
  • Nathan Lundquist, Sr. VP of Claims, Progressive Insurance
  • Misti Ramirez, Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, EMA Risk Services
  • Trevor Uffelman, General Counsel and Chief Claims Officer, ATTIC

Leadership

Mary Beth White
PRACTICE GROUP CHAIR
Nashville, TN
United States
Email Attorney
Lance Eberhart
VICE CHAIR
Denver, CO
United States
Email Attorney
Lesley Pfleging
2025 PROGRAM CHAIR
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Email Attorney
Sean F. McDonough
CHAIR EMERITUS/MARKETING CHAIR
Boston, MA
United States
Email Attorney
Clark Aspy
HISTORIAN
Austin, TX
United States
Email Attorney
Louis P. Bonnaffons
THIRD-PARTY COMMITTEE CHAIR
New Orleans, LA
United States
Email Attorney
Matthew Parsons
REGIONAL SEMINAR CO-CHAIR
Lexington, KY
United States
Email Attorney
Katherine Strawbridge
REGIONAL SEMINAR CO-CHAIR
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Email Attorney
Brooke Churchman
WEBINAR CO-CHAIR
Denver, CO
United States
Email Attorney
Paul Jay Skolaut
WEBINAR CO-CHAIR
Wichita, KS
United States
Email Attorney

Practice Areas

Other Practice Areas

Upcoming Events

Jun
18

2024 Webinar: Current Status of Broker Liability – Preemption and Legislative Action

The Transportation Practice Group will be hosting a complimentary webinar on ...
Apr
23

2025 Transportation Practice Group Seminar

The 2025 ALFA International Transportation Seminar will be held April 23-25, 2025 at ...

Past Events

May
01

2024 Transportation Practice Group Seminar

The 2024 ALFA International Transportation Seminar will take place May 1-3, 2024 at ...
Apr
10

2024 Transportation Practice Group Social Event at DRI

The Transportation Practice Group will hold a client social event during the 2...
Feb
20

2024 Webinar: Brain Games—Mastering the Role Neuropsychological Testing Can Play in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation

The Transportation Practice Group hosted a complimentary webinar on Februar...

Publications & News

May
28
2024

Plunkett Cooney (Bloomfield Hills & Detroit, MI) Hosts a Complimentary Webinar

Head Games Defending the "Gray Areas" of Traumatic Brain Injury Claims Date: June 5, 2024 Time: Noon to 1 p.m. C...
May
9
2024

Kemp Smith LLP Joins ALFA International in El Paso, Texas, and Las Cruces, New Mexico

ALFA International (ALFAI) is pleased to announce that...
May
1
2024

Deflating Those Life Care Plans to Sink the Nuclear Verdict!

In this article, we briefly discuss 5 strategies that can be employed to help manage medical expenses in personal injury and produ...