Confirmed - Clark Hill Attorney Eric M. Hocky speaking at General Counsel Symposium of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association on November 17, 2017
Philadelphia, PA – Clark Hill attorney Eric M. Hocky, a Member in Clark Hill’s Transportation Industry Group, will present at the General Counsel Symposium of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA). Hocky, a past chair of ASLRRA’s General Counsel Committee, will speak on the panel “Grade Crossings and Bridges: Who Pays? Who Maintains?” on November 17, 2017, in Kansas City, Missouri.
The panel will address a railroad’s possible responsibility for new roadway crossings and their maintenance, possible federal preemption defenses and practical tips on how to deal with municipalities and states.
Hocky’s practice focuses on a variety of transportation matters relating primarily to railroads and their shippers. He has over 30 years of experience representing railroads and other transportation interests throughout the United States on a variety of matters before federal and state regulatory agencies and in their everyday business affairs.
Hocky is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, various federal courts and before the U.S. Surface Transportation Board and is resident in Clark Hill’s Philadelphia office.
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