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

Kim D. Mann

Kim D. Mann, Partner

Practice Concentration

Mr. Mann advises and defends trucking and transportation broker and logistics companies and trade associations regarding a broad range of commercial disputes, regulatory encroachments, contract negotiations, and antitrust and trade issues. He has litigated transportation matters spanning freight loss-and-damage claims, to safety compliance and enforcement actions for OEMs, complex tax and transportation, to service and collection issues.


Kim D. Mann serves as outside regulatory counsel to several large LTL motor carriers. He also acts as general counsel to trade associations in the trailer-manufacturing and glass-and-glazing industries. Regularly appearing in state and federal court litigation, Mr. Mann also represents clients before the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Surface Transporation Board, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Federal Transit Administration, and Federal Highway Administration. He is a past President and long-time Director of the Transportation Lawyers Association and a recipient of TLA's Distinguished Service and Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Mr. Mann is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and recognized as a “Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation” by Martindale-Hubbell™ and American Lawyer Media. 


  • Yale University, B.A.
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D.


Bar Admissions
  • Ohio (1965)
  • Virginia (1966)
  • District of Columbia (1986)
Court Admissions
  • All state courts in Ohio
  • All state and federal courts in Virginia and D.C.
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth,  Eleventh, and D.C. Cicuits
  • Transportation Lawyers Association (past President, former Director)
  • Canadian Transport Lawyers Association (former Director)
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Associations of the District of Columbia, Virginia and Ohio
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