770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR.                                                       waltmetz@live.com7325 Laurel Oak Dri...
770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR.                                                      waltmetz@live.com7325 Laurel Oak Driv...
770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR.                                                                   waltmetz@live.com7325 La...
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  1. 1. 770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR. waltmetz@live.com7325 Laurel Oak Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024 http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltmetz ARTILCES AND PRESENTATIONS Article: “Strategies for the Efficient Management of Transportation Litigation,” JD Supra, December, 2012 Article: “Brokers, Warehousemen and Carriers Should Be Aware of Technical Legal Distinctions,” JD Supra, October, 2012 Article: “Legal/Regulatory Developments Are Changing The Economic Landscape of Trucking,” JD Supra, October, 2012 Article: “Legal/Regulatory Developments Are Changing The Economic Landscape of Trucking,” JD Supra, October, 2012 Article: “Recent Lawsuit Filings and Group Statements Reflect Strong Opposition to Revised HOS Rules from Almost Everyone,” Transportation Lawyers Association Website, News at http://www.translaw.org/Pages/News.aspx (Posted September, 2012) Article: “New Lawsuits and Interest Group Concerns Keep CSA Controversies Brewing”, JD Supra, August, 2012 Article: “Recent Developments Show CSA Continues to be a Work in Progress” as published in the July, 2012 edition of The Transportation Lawyer, a prestigious quarterly legal journal by the Transportation Lawyers of America. Article: “CSA Update: The Continuing Struggle to Get Things Right,” JD Supra, April, 2012. Article: “CSA and Motor Carrier Safety Ratings: The Past, Present and Future,” JD Supra, February, 2012. Article: “HOS Rules Changes Do Not Make a Gift Worth Keeping’” JD Supra, January, 2012. Martindale-Hubbell Counsel to Counsel Forum: Litigation & Dispute Resolution Management: Aligning Strategy, Budget and Support—Best Practices in Litigation Holds (Miami, Florida, May 13, 2010). Transportation Lawyers Association Regional Seminar on Transportation Law and Litigation: “Ethics: Reporting and Billing Practices—A Panel Presentation” (Chicago, Illinois, January, 2002). American Law Firm Association’s 9th Annual Transportation Law Seminar Presentation: “Evaluating the Catastrophic Injury Claim” (Rancho Mirage, California, April, 2001). American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Meeting Presentation: “Litigation Management Essentials for Small Law Departments” (Washington, D.C., October, 2000). American Law Firm Association’s 8th Annual Transportation Law Seminar Presentation: “Representing Motor Carriers in Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings” (New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 2000). ATA Litigation Center 1999 Highway Accident Litigation Seminar: “Limiting the Impact of Abusive Discovery Tactics by Plaintiffs in Trucking Accident Cases” (Beaver Creek, Colorado, October 1999). American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Meeting Presentation: “A Claims Management Tool: Techniques To Limit The Impact Of Abusive Discovery Tactics Used Against Corporations In Negligence Actions” (San Diego, California, November, 1999).1|Page
  2. 2. 770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR. waltmetz@live.com7325 Laurel Oak Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024 http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltmetz American Corporate Counsel Association Board of Directors Meeting: Draft and Seek Approval of Litigation Committee Tort Reform Proposal (Denver, Colorado, July, 2000). ACCA Annual Meeting Presentation: “Thinking Like a Plaintiff: The Affirmative Defense of Litigation” (Washington, D.C., November, 1998). Defense Research Institute (“DRI”) Annual Meeting Presentation: “Defense Counsel Practices and Procedures” (presentation to assembled national Werner defense panel members in San Francisco in October, 1998). American Law Firm Association’s 6th Annual Transportation Law Seminar Presentation: “Defense of Cumulative Fatigue Cases - The In-House Perspective” (Coral Gables, Florida, April, 1997). Council on Education in Management Seminar: “Handling Multi-State, Multi-Entity Workers’ Compensation Exposure” (Omaha, November, 1996). PUBLISHED APPELLATE DECISIONS  Turney v. Werner Enterprises, Inc. 260 Neb. 440, 618 N.W. 2d 437 (2000).  Powers v. Werner Enterprises, Inc., 2000 WL 1005214 (Neb. App. 2000);  Raymond G. Anderson v. Werner Enterprises, Inc., et. al., 7 Neb. App. 294, 581 N.W. 2d (1998);  Blue Tee Corporation v. CDI Contractors, 247 Neb. 397, 529 N.W. 2d 16 (1995);  L.J. Vontz Construction Co. v. City of Alliance, 243 Neb. 334, 500 N.W. 2d 173 (1993);  Swanco Trust Co. v. Nebraska National Bank, 1 Neb. App. 41, 1992 Neb. App LEXIS 54 (1992);  Ewing v. Board of Equalization, 227 Neb. 798, 420 N.W. 2d 685 (1988);  Kloch v. Ratcliffe, 221 Neb. 241, 375 N.W. 2d 916 (1985);  Jesse v. Board of Equalization, 220 Neb. 897, 374 N.W. 2d 235 (1985); FOR WALT METZ’S BIO AND CONTACT INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE NEXT PAGE.2|Page
  3. 3. 770-888-3720WALTER R. METZ, JR. waltmetz@live.com7325 Laurel Oak Drive, Suwanee, GA 30024 http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltmetz TO CONTACT WALT METZ: waltmetz@live. com │ 770-888-3720 │ http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltmetz WALT METZ BIOWalt’s employment profile shows a transportation, warehousing and supply chain executive in-house legal counselwith an established track record of accomplishments achieved for large and medium sized public and privatecompany employers in the trucking, warehousing, logistics and retail industries. Walt was Vice President, GeneralCounsel and Secretary of Americold Realty Trust/Americold Logistics in Atlanta for five years from 2005 to 2010,and has several years of experience working as in-house counsel for major trucking companies. At Americoldhe directed the legal affairs for North America’s largest provider of temperature controlled food distribution andlogistics services, Americold Logistics, LLC, including a small trucking operation. Before taking his position atAmericold, Walt served in the legal departments of Sears, Roebuck and Company in the Chicago area and WernerEnterprises of Omaha. During Walt’s seven plus years at Werner Enterprises he supervised the nationwidedefense of high exposure trucking and transportation litigation for the large transportation carrier, and providedadvice on claims, litigation and risk management issues, including the structure of self-insured liability and workerscompensation programs and the associated layers of excess insurance policies. At Sears he continued to managelitigation, including high exposure commercial litigation and class actions. Walt also completed a short tenure inthe Legal Department of Old Dominion Freight Lines in 2011. Since January 1, 2012, Walt has sought a permanent,full time position as a house lawyer for a major transportation/supply chain company and during that time periodhas published several timely transportation law journal articles, has made himself available for consultation onrelated issues and has been remotely employed on short term assignments. Prior to going in-house, Walt was amember of two Omaha law firms, where he practiced primarily in Commercial Litigation and General Practice. Hegraduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with High Distinction and was elected to membership in PhiBeta Kappa. He also earned his JD at Nebraska. Walt continues to be a huge Big Red fan!Walt is available for a new in-house legal opportunity. Walt’s complete professional profile can be accessed at: http://www.linkedin.com/in/waltmetz.3|Page

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