- Andy YoungThe Law Firm for Truck Safety Managing Partner | Ohio
Andy is Board Certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is the founding Chair of the Ohio Association for Justice’s Truck Safety Section. He is an elected officer of both the American Association for Justice’s Trucking Litigation Group and the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Andy is a past President and a past “Member of the Year” award recipient of the Lorain County Bar Association.
He is AV-rated by MartindaleHubbell and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Andy consults with attorneys throughout the nation on truck law and trial strategy.
- Joe ErvinThe Law Firm for Truck Safety | Oklahoma
Joe Ervin is an Oklahoma trial lawyer, who limits his practice to cases involving commercial motor vehicle crashes, and wrongful death. Joe holds a valid Class “A” commercial driver’s license, with endorsements for double/triple trailers, and tankers.
- Matthew WrightThe Law Firm for Truck Safety | Nashville
A third-generation Tennessee lawyer, Matthew Wright is the Managing Partner of The Law Firm for Truck Safety’s Nashville office.
Matthew has served as an Officer and on the Executive Board of the American Association for Justice Interstate Trucking Litigation Group and is the Treasurer. Mr. Wright also serves on the Board of Regents of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and is board-certified in truck accident law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
- Michael LeizermanThe Law Firm for Truck Safety Managing Partner | Toledo
In addition to being a partner at the Law Firm for Truck Safety, Michael Leizerman is the co-founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA).
Michael and his wife and law partner, Rena Leizerman, authored the 4,000 page West/AAJ treatise, Litigating Truck Accident Cases. He was the First Chair of AAJ’s Trucking Litigation Group.
Michael is a Class A commercial driver’s license holder and is board-certified in truck accident law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
- Rena LeizermanThe Law Firm for Truck Safety | Ohio
Rena Leizerman concentrates her practice in trial and appellate litigation involving serious personal injury and wrongful death related to commercial motor vehicle collisions. She has successfully opposed Petitions for Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court, litigated numerous issues of first impression in courts across the country and obtained the first punitive damage verdict against a freight broker for negligent selection.
She also drafts and submits amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and consults with other advocacy organizations regarding amicus curiae submissions.
- Sep 27 - 29 2023
Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys 2023 Annual Symposium
Join the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA) for its highly anticipated 2023 Annual Symposium, taking place September 27-29, 2023, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. This symposium is designed for plaintiff attorneys looking to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in trucking litigation.
We are proud to have several of our attorneys speaking at this event, including The Law Firm for Truck Safety’s Matt Wright, Michael Leizerman, Andy Young, Rena Leizerman, and Joe Ervin. These premier trucking trial lawyers will be sharing their insights on essential and timely topics in two tracks: Track one will cover dynamic and up-to-date trucking topics and handling a broker/shipper case from start to finish, while track two will focus on putting the science to work in your case and taking your case to trial.
This is an excellent opportunity to network with other attorneys in the field and learn from some of the best legal minds in the industry- including your firm’s paralegals. During the Symposium, there will be a break-out session designed specifically for paralegals. This program’s curriculum was built in part by The Law Firm for Truck Safety’s Senior Paralegal, Mara Philips, and will offer valuable insights into the latest practices in trucking litigation.
Don’t miss out on this premier trucking program that will help your firm comprehensively cover all your bases in your next trucking case. Register now by clicking on the button below!