ATA Law Review: ATA Litigation Center's 2023 Trucking Litigation Highlights

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ATA Law Review: ATA Litigation Center’s 2023 Trucking Litigation Highlights

Webinar Description: 

Join ATA General Counsel and ATA Litigation Center Chief Counsel Rich Pianka for a recap of the Litigation Center’s 2023 activities, and other litigation-related developments important to the trucking industry.

Highlights will include: 

  • ATA’s Challenge to Rhode Island’s Truck-Only Tolls
  • FMCSA Preemption of State Meal- and Rest-Break Rules
  • The ATA Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference’s “Chassis Choice” Victory
  • Court Challenges to EPA and California Air Resources Board ZEV Mandates
  • The ATA Federation’s Campaign Against Lawsuit Abuse 

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About the Presenter: 

Rich Pianka, ATA General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs; ATA Litigation Center Chief Counsel

Rich Pianka is General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs, 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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