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Richard A. Plewacki

Partner
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Richard Plewacki is a partner with the firm's Litigation and Transportation & Logistics Practice Groups. Richard has been involved with the transportation and logistics industry, both as a businessman and an attorney, for over 40 years. 

His 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. Richards'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; sales and use tax issues, and licensing and permitting.

  • EDUCATION

    • The University of Akron School of Law, 1980, J.D.
    • Bowling Green State University, 1970, B.A.
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    • American Bar Association
    • Ohio State Bar Association
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, American Trucking Associations ("ATA")
      • Member, Independent Contractor Policy Committee
        • Member, Working Group on Member Education and Best Practices
        • Member, State Model Language Working Group
      • Member, Labor & Regulatory Policy Committee
    • Member, Truckload Carriers Association ("NTTC")
      • Member, Board of Directors
      • Member, Carrier/Shipper Relations Committee
      • Member, Independent Contractor Practices & Policy Committee
      • Member, Highway Policy Committee
    • Member, National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc.
    • Member, Ohio Trucking Association
    • Member, Transportation Lawyers Association