Allyson E. Feary
Ms. Feary’s practice focuses on independent contractor issues, including auditing clients' independent contractor programs and assisting in the counsel of and design of independent contractor programs. Ms. Feary's practice also focuses on transportation and logistics contracting issues, as well as regulatory and licensing compliance.
Allyson Feary counsels clients on a wide array of transportation issues including independent contractor issues, owner-operator arrangements, Federal Leasing Regulations, motor carrier and logistics operations and business dealings, and contract reviews. Ms. Feary regularly drafts and reviews various transportation-related contracts, including logistics services contracts, motor carrier services contractors, and independent contractor agreements. She is also a frequent speaker at independent contractor roundtables for industry groups and client management meetings.
On The Road
- Update on Independent Contractor Rulings, Laws, Bills, and Other Developments Across the Country
Jan 16, 2020, Allyson E. Feary, Scopelitis Webinar SeriesAn update regarding the latest information developing across the county, from California’s controversial AB 5 to New Jersey’s S4204. In addition, an overview of best practices, contract provisions, and common mistakes that can create legal jeopardy in motor carriers’ dealings with owner-operator/ independent contractors.
- Owner-Operator Panel
Jul 15, 2019, Allyson E. Feary, American Trucking Associations’ 2019 Trucking Legal Forum - Rancho Bernardo, CA
- What “Rigged” Got Wrong: Structuring Lease-Purchase Programs to Avoid the Risks Outlined in USA Today’s “Rigged” Series
Aug 22, 2017, Allyson E. Feary, Scopelitis Webinar Series
- Independent Contractor Panel
Jul 20, 2017, Allyson E. Feary, American Trucking Associations 2015 Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel - La Jolla, CA
- Expert Panel: Independent Contractors and Contracting Tips
May 5, 2017, Allyson E. Feary, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association - Orlando, FL
- Legislative Impact of the New Administration
Apr 20, 2017, Allyson E. Feary, Scopelitis Webinar Series
- Independent Contractor Challenges
Jul 14, 2016, Allyson E. Feary, Scopelitis Webinar Series
- Independent Contractor Model and Best Practices
Jun 13, 2015, Allyson E. Feary, South Carolina Trucking Association Annual Conference - Myrtle Beach, SC
- Independent Contractor Misclassification Issues
Apr 25, 2013, Allyson E. Feary, Alaska Trucking Association - Anchorage, AK