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Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 1996
  • M.B.A., Syracuse University, 1983
  • B.A., Queens College, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Memberships & Affiliations

H.H. Franklin Supply Chain Advisory Board, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University

Board of Directors, Institute of Logistical Management

Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 Transportation

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

Steering Committee, Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey Transportation Forum

Ronald M. Leibman

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Ronald Leibman focuses his practice on the business and supply chain needs of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, carriers and third party logistics providers. He is also experienced in general commercial and corporate law and commercial litigation. Prior to his legal career, Ron was a senior logistics executive at Wakefern Food Corp. (ShopRite Supermarkets) and at Fortunoff’s. In addition to his law degree, he holds an M.B.A. in Transportation/Distribution Management.

The prestigious legal guide Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has included Ron in its Nationwide rankings since 2015 for Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial) for his strategic and operational planning counsel, calling him a “client favorite” whose clients compliment his “superb understanding of our business.” Chambers notes that he offers significant experience in logistics and supply chain matters. He is described by clients as “one of my favorite people on the planet,” saying “he has a great balance of lawyerly restraint while still understanding the business elements.” Thomson Reuters has included Ron on its Super Lawyers list since 2016.

Ron has written and lectured on a variety of logistics, supply chain, and business topics to industry and educational groups, including the Association for Corporate Growth - New York, Biznow (National Industrial Event), the Cosmetic Drug and Allied Lines Credit Group, Eye For Transport, the Food Marketing Institute and the Knowledge Group.

Ron’s published articles include:

  • “Panama Canal Expansion Could Increase Freight Claims” (Law360, June 2016)
  • “House Members Seek to Set Due Diligence Standards for Motor Carrier Hiring” (Inbound Logistics (online edition), September 2014)
  • “Understanding Warehouseman’s Liens” (Inbound Logistics (online edition), April 2013)
  • “FMCSA Abandons Carrier Oversight” (Inbound Logistics, August 2012)
  • “Workplace Injuries: New OSHA Standards Hit Power Equipment Operators” (New Jersey Law Journal, August 12, 1999)

In addition, Ron is often tapped by publications, such as Law360, the Wall Street Journal, and Inbound Logistics for comment on current industry trends and specific regulations, including in the articles:

  • “Things to Know About the New Rail, Trucking Agency Chiefs” (Law360, February 2018)
  • “Evolving Tech Drives New Risks for Transpo Cos.” (Law360, November 2017)
  • “Trucker Sleep Apnea Test Latest to Fall Under Reg Rollbacks” (Law360, August 2017)
  • “3 Questions About the DOT’s New Speed-Limiter Rule” (Law360, August 2016)
  • “Water Resources Development Act” (Law360, June 2016)
  • “FDA Food Safety Rule Prevents New Challenges for Shippers” (Law360, April 2016)
  • “NJ’s Unique Law Practice Groups” (New Jersey Business, November 2015)
  • “Transportation Liability: Busting Seven Common Myths” (Inbound Logistics, January of 2013)