Press Release

ATA Invites Trucking Industry Members and Allies to Premier Legal Event

Jun 21, 2024

Forum will cover litigation trends, regulatory compliance, and risk management strategies

Washington — The ATA Litigation Center announced that time is running out to secure a seat at the 2024 Trucking Legal Forum, which will be held from July 16-19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
The trucking industry’s premier legal event provides unparalleled networking and educational opportunities for transportation legal counsel and trucking executives as well as safety, risk management, and human resources professionals.  
“In state after state, the ATA Federation has taken on the trial bar, and we have had tremendous success in expanding the map of our legal and legislative victories.  Sustaining our momentum will require us to remain unified and dedicated, which is why ATA’s Trucking Legal Forum is so valuable,” said American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear.  “This opportunity to gather with peers and strategize with some of our industry’s top legal minds will help protect hardworking professional truck drivers and the viability of our nation's supply chain.” 
The Forum will feature an impressive group of legal, technical, and business experts, who will share their perspectives on a wide array of pertinent legal topics.  Interactive panels will provide invaluable information and insights regarding the issues that directly affect trucking companies, drivers, and other stakeholders. 
By bringing together legal professionals and industry leaders, this event will help participants equip themselves with the latest information about the legal threats facing our industry as well as effective tactics to defend against them. Among other topics, this year’s Forum will focus on: 
•    Changes in independent contractor law 
•    Jury and verdict dynamics and persuasion  
•    Defending traumatic brain injury claims 
•    Predatory towing abuses 
•    Cargo theft and billing fraud  
•    Cyber thefts and security  
•    Regulatory investigations and audits 
The Forum also provides continuing legal education credits for attorneys. 
Registration for the Trucking Legal Forum is now open.  Please note the deadline to receive the ATA guest room rate is Tuesday, June 25.