ATA Litigation Center’s 2020 Trucking Litigation Highlights

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Webinar Description:

Join ATA Deputy General Counsel and ATA Litigation Center's Chief Counsel Rich Pianka for a recap of the Litigation Center’s 2020 activities, and other litigation-related developments important to the trucking industry.

Highlights will include:
  • ATA’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Rhode Island’s truck-only highway tolls;
  • DOT’s preemption of state meal- and rest-break rules;
  • The Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference’s challenge to ocean carrier chassis practices before the Federal Maritime Commission;
  • and the California Trucking Association’s challenge to California’s AB-5 independent contractor statute

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About the Presenter:

Rich Pianka, Deputy General Counsel and ATA Litigation Center Chief Counsel, American Trucking Associations

Rich Pianka is Deputy General Counsel for the American Trucking Associations, where he advocates on behalf of the industry before Congress and the executive branch on a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues. In addition, as Chief Counsel of the ATA Litigation Center, he is responsible for advancing and defending the interests of motor carriers in the nation's courts, and regularly represents ATA in litigation with broad policy implications for the trucking industry.

Rich came to ATA in 2012 from the general and appellate litigation practice at Mayer Brown LLP. Previously, Rich clerked for Chief Judge Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and is a graduate of Princeton University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the Georgetown University Law Center.

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