Rich was a longtime partner with the firm’s transportation practice and he now continues his relationship with the firm in a more senior role as Of Counsel.
Rich has been involved with the transportation and logistics industry, both as a businessman and an attorney, for over 45 years. He has been an active member and committee participant in several industry associations and a frequent presenter at their meetings, including the American Trucking Associations (ATA), the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC), the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) and the Ohio Trucking Association (OTA).
Rich's practice focuses on advising and representing motor carriers, leasing companies, third party logistics providers, national shippers, large private fleets and water carriers in the domestic, non-contiguous trade lanes. Rich's experience includes independent contractor/owner-operator issues; shipper/carrier matters, including international and multimodal arrangements; industry specific litigation; transportation related service agreements; freight claims; mergers and acquisitions; corporate and regulatory compliance; and licensing and permitting.