Event Details Date: Tuesday, March 7 Time: 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: West Shore Country Club, 100 Brentwater Rd, Camp Hill, Pa., 17011
What to Expect? Join Barley Snyder attorneys and special guests as they guide an audience of business owners and professionals through challenges facing the distribution, transportation and logistics industry. The morning will begin with a special overview of the trucking industry in PA presented by Rebecca Oyler, President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association.
David Confer, Barley Snyder attorney and chair of the Transportation, Logistics & Trade Industry Group, will discuss critical issues facing the trucking industry including supply chain challenges. The event will conclude with a panel discussion covering topics such as independent contractors and drug testing; the increase of nuclear verdicts; federal, state and local regulatory issues; risk transfer; insurance; and safety.
A complimentary, hot breakfast will be provided.
Who Should Attend? This seminar is designed for business owners, executives, in-house counsel and risk managers within the transportation, logistics and trade sector. Whether you work for a transportation company, distribution center, or a business with its own private fleet of vehicles, you will find this seminar educational while providing the opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals.
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About the Speakers
Keynote Speaker: Rebecca Oyler, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association
Rebecca has led PMTA since February 2021. Her experience prior to joining the trucking industry includes almost 20 years in state government with the Departments of State, Conservation & Natural Resources, and Community & Economic Development. She also worked for several associations, most recently the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), where she advocated for small businesses in Harrisburg. Rebecca holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. from Georgetown University.
Speaker: David Confer, Counsel, Barley Snyder
Dave is chair of Barley Snyder’s Transportation, Logistics & Trade Industry Group. He is also a member of the Business Practice Group and Alternative Dispute Resolution Service Team. He brings 40 years of experience in real-world problem solving to the firm in areas including transportation and logistics. Prior to joining the firm, Dave served as general counsel and chairman of the board of directors for York County mainstay, The Wolf Organization (currently Wolf Home Products), one of the premier names in home products in the United States.
Moderator: Abby Tucker, Counsel, Barley Snyder
Abby is an attorney in the firm’s Business, Real Estate and Transportation, Logistics & Trade groups. In her business practice, Abby advises clients on all aspects of their business, ranging from entity selection and formation to succession planning, and regularly engages with clients on general business issues including contract drafting, review and negotiation. Abby focuses her transportation and trade practice on delivering sophisticated and practical advice to clients in a broad range on industries on both domestic and international regulatory and commercial matters, with the aim of minimizing supply chain disruptions and avoiding costly penalties, sanctions and shipping delays.
Panelist: John Coles, Partner, Barley Snyder
John is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Business practice groups regularly assisting business clients with a wide variety of general corporate issues, including such matters as entity formation, mergers and stock asset acquisitions. John has also provided counsel on commercial real estate, commercial leasing, planned communities, condominiums and the financing of all types of commercial transactions. He has also successfully represented clients in various industries involved in real estate tax assessment appeals throughout eastern Pennsylvania.
Panelist: Michael Crocenzi, Partner, Barley Snyder
Mike is a partner in the firm’s Employment and Litigation groups. Mike steadfastly guides clients through difficult and complex employment problems. Relying on more than three decades of experience, Mike listens to clients and provides practical solutions for a wide variety of employment issues. He routinely works closely with clients to develop strategies to avoid or minimize risks. In his transportation practice, Mike has advised trucking companies on independent contractors versus employee issues, overtime exemption, fringe benefits, terminations, and drafted agreements. He also has represented trucking companies in disputes involving classification of drivers.
Panelist: Justin Tomevi, Partner, Barley Snyder
Justin is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. He assists businesses, institutions and individuals in identifying and managing litigation risk, resolving disputes and achieving their objectives. Justin navigates challenges on behalf of his clients in both state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and Maryland. Based on his strong local connections, he regularly serves as local counsel to assist attorneys in successfully navigating courts in the region. He also serves as outside general counsel to many small and midsize businesses in the region.
Additional speakers to be announced!
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