President and Shareholder,
Beery & Spurlock Co., L.P.A
: Transportation; Business Litigation; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Labor and Employment; Transportation-Related Taxation; Corporate Structuring and Business Transactions; Regulatory Compliance; Third-Party Logistics; DOT Audits; and Cargo Claims.
: Mike has been practicing transportation law for over 35 years representing many types of motor carriers, bus carriers, domestic and international shippers, property brokers, private carriers, and leasing companies. He has litigated numerous transportation-related cases in Ohio courts, including the Ohio Supreme Court, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, and the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania. Mike successfully represented several transportation companies in a multi-million dollar antitrust suit entitled In Re: Lower Lake Erie Iron Ore Antitrust Litigation
(MDL 587) 998 F.2d 1144 (3rd
Cir. 1993), in which he acted as trial counsel in the 10 week jury trial and as appellate counsel.
Admissions to Practice
: Ohio Bar (1974); All Ohio courts, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits.
: The Ohio State University, Business School (B.S. in Accounting, 1971); Member of the Delta Gamma Sigma Honors Fraternity and Beta Alpha Psi Honors Accounting Fraternity (President 1970-1971); and The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (J.D. 1974, cum laude
Professional Affiliations: Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations; Transportation Lawyers Association (Executive Committee, 1999-2000); Former President of Ohio Transportation Lawyer’s Association; Conference of Freight Counsel; Ohio Trucking Association.
: Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating (Highest Possible Rating – Based upon Peer Review Ratings); Included in The Best Lawyers in America
for 2009 – 2014, Transportation Law; Named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2013, Central Ohio, Transportation Law, in The Best Lawyers in America
(Selected by Peer Recognition).