PORTLAND, OR—The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has announced that Martha Payne, counsel at Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP (Benesch), based in Oregon, has accepted an invitation to join the IADC, the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests.
With Benesch, Ms. Payne represents and assists North American transportation and logistics providers and users on a wide variety of transportation issues. She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating domestic and international transportation, logistics and supply chain management contracts. She advises shippers, carriers, and 3PLs of all sizes regarding cargo liability, risk management, contracting and collection issues.
Ms. Payne’s more than three decades of experience in the transportation industry includes terminal operations, accounting, pricing, collections, cargo claims management and in-house counsel roles prior to joining Benesch.
Ms. Payne received her J.D. from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College and her Bachelor of Science from Portland State University.