Jeffrey S. Jackson
Mr. Jackson’s transportation law practice is focused on counseling clients on independent contractor/owner-operator arrangements, transportation and logistics contracting and operations structure, regulatory compliance, intermodal issues, third-party logistics (3PL) and workers’ compensation insurance premium audit disputes.
Jeffrey S. Jackson counsels clients on a wide array of transportation-related issues, including independent contractor/owner-operator arrangements, challenges to independent contractor classification, independent contractor reclassification risk mitigation, Federal Leasing Regulations compliance, and contract drafting/reviews. He also advises clients on federal and state regulatory concerns, especially as they relate to transportation entity licensing, operating authorities, and general transportation operations compliance obligations. He also drafts, reviews and negotiates all manner of transportation and logistics-related contracts. Finally, Mr. Jackson has extensive experience defending motor carriers and property brokers in workers’ compensation premium audit disputes.
On The Road
- Latest Developments in Owner-Operator Status and Related Issues
May 16, 2019, Jeffrey S. Jackson, Scopelitis Webinar Series
This session addressed the evolving landscape of owner-operator independent contractor issues both at the state and federal level. It also identified case law and legislation that might signal changes in judicial temperament, as well as case law and legislation that suggests business as usual. The Firm’s presenters identified potential challenges and best practices for operating under an independent contractor model.
- Updates on Owner-Operator and Independent Contractor Issues
Jul 15, 2018, Jeffrey S. Jackson, American Trucking Associations General Counsel Forum - Santa Ana Pueblo, NM
- Independent Contractor Status in 2017
Jul 17, 2017, Jeffrey S. Jackson, American Trucking Associations' Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel - Beaver Creek, CO
- Independent Contractor Challenges
Jul 14, 2016, Jeffrey S. Jackson, Scopelitis Webinar Series
- Transportation Attorneys Panel – Exel v. Southern Refrigerated Transport
May 3, 2016, Jeffrey S. Jackson, Transportation & Logistics Council Annual Conference - Albuquerque, NM
- Transportation Brief: DispatchesTransportation Industry News & Trends