Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.



Attorney Details

Andrew F. Marquis

Practice Concentration

Mr. Marquis serves clients in all aspects of trial litigation, specifically including commercial disputes, injury and accident, and worker’s compensation.   His practice includes continuous application of motor carrier regulatory issues in the world of litigation.


Andrew Marquis regularly presents on the motor carrier regulations and their impact within the context of litigation.  Andrew Marquis was the Executive Notes Editor of the Indiana International & Comparative Law Review.  He also was a two-year advocate in the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition in  New York City.  

On The Road


  • Transportation Brief: Jury Rejects “Nuclear” Verdict in Truck Accident Case
    In November 2022, a jury in Detroit, Michigan, entered a complete defense verdict in a motor vehicle accident personal injury case brought by a high-profile plaintiff’s firm, with the Scopelitis Accident Litigation Team on the defense. Read why the Scopelitis Accident Litigation Team thinks that, while nuclear verdicts may be on the rise around the country, there remain signs of reasonableness, particularly in federal court jury pools.
  • Transportation Brief: Spotlight Cargo Claim & Freight Charge Practice
    The global supply chain crisis, paired with the continuing challenges of the pandemic, means motor carriers, cargo brokers, freight forwarders, and shippers are experiencing a significant increase in claims related to delay and cargo damage as well as a slowdown in the payment of freight charges, yet the demands for payment have generally increased. Thus, in the current environment, force majeure clauses have taken on increased importance because they can help transportation providers protect themselves from claims when circumstances beyond their control preclude performance or delay performance. Read more on how the Firm's Cargo Claims team regularly assists clients with addressing cargo claim and freight charge issues. Equally important, the team can help mitigate exposure before issues arise.
  • Scopelitis Leads Client to a Major Defense Verdict Before Lake County Jury
    Last week the Scopelitis Law Firm’s Commercial Litigation Team secured a complete defense verdict involving a non-compete agreement/interference with contract action brought forward in notoriously challenging Lake County, Indiana.
  • Transportation Brief: Do Your Company’s Internal Safety Policies Increase Exposure to Negligence Claims?
    A work atmosphere focused on safety can help reduce exposure from claims and litigation costs. But, can your company’s internal safety policies increase exposure by raising the standard of care?
  • Transportation Brief: Spotlight on Cargo Claim & Freight Charge Practice — Managing the Expected & Unexpected in the COVID-19 Era
    When COVID-19 struck, shippers, brokers, and carriers had to stay focused on the immediate challenges of the pandemic. However, as we settle into the current “new normal”, cargo claims are back on everyone’s radar. Read more about expecting the unexpected to minimize your exposure to cargo claims, customer bankruptcies, and other collection issues.