Mr. Pitchford has over a decade of experience in the practice of public law, government relations and litigation. His regional practice primarily focuses on representing public entities and in transportation litigation, including:
- Broker/carrier arrangements
- Cargo claims
- Freight charges collection and transactions
- Commercial litigation
He has a wide range of experience working for clients in both the private and public sector. He counsels clients in both contract preparation and strategic planning and also represents numerous large and small manufacturers and businesses.
Experience Counseling Municipalities
Mr. Pitchford has significant experience in counseling municipalities and counties in the areas of:
He has successfully litigated numerous matters on behalf of municipalities regarding zoning and planning matters.
He represents and advises major transportation and logistics companies as to various transactional issues, including transportation-related service agreements, cargo claims, freight claims, and regulatory compliance, and serves as counsel in related litigation throughout Ohio and the U.S.
Experience in Various Courts
Mr. Pitchford's experience includes jury trials, mediations and arbitrations in federal, state and local courts, appeals in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous appellate courts throughout Ohio.
- The University of Akron, School of Law (1999)
- Miami University (1996)