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Jeff understands the regulatory, risk, legal and operational challenges facing companies today. He has experience working with clients on many aspects of business, including insurance, risk management, real estate, compliance, safety, employment and litigation matters. He also assists clients with commercial agreements, employment, contract and litigation matters.

As a former vice president at a publicly traded property & casualty insurance company, Jeff worked with some of the largest transportation and logistics providers. During his tenure, he helped establish insurance programs to support and protect their business models and manage associated risks. He counseled partners on independent contractor/owner-operator arrangements, challenges to independent contractor classification and independent contractor reclassification risk mitigation. He also was integral in their efforts to manage exposure, especially in their workers’ compensation programs. His transportation experience includes claims management, risk management, contracts, safety and compliance. He has experience in many key areas in the transportation industry, including primary & excess auto liability, non-trucking liability, cargo, workers’ compensation, occupational accident and contingent liability. Prior to his time in the insurance industry, Jeff served as counsel for many private and business clients, including automobile dealership groups, assisting with many complex matters directly impacting their lives and operations.


Other Info About Jeff


Legal Work Highlights

Creating and managing independent contractor programs for the transportation and logistics industry, including onboarding, contracts and insurance requirements.Development of insurance programs for the transportation and logistics industry.

Assisting companies with claims handling protocols and best practices, with broad experience in large deductible and self-insured retention programs.

Design, review and implementation of risk management and safety programs.


Law School

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 2003

Undergraduate School

Ball State University, Bachelor of Science, 1992

Bar Memberships

Jeff is licensed to practice in the following state(s):



Jeff is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

Indiana State Courts

U.S. District Court for Northern & Southern Districts of Indiana


Local & National Recognition

Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2010

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Trucking Association

Transportation Lawyers Association

Indiana Motor Truck Association

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Coaches youth sports teams for Indiana PrimeTime softball and was a former softball coach with HSE Sports.


Jeff was invited to speak at the following events:

Safety and Risk Management,  Safety and Risk 101, Iowa Council of Safety Management Meeting webinar, Iowa Motor Truck Association, May 11, 2021

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