EducationCase Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A.
Appointed by U.S. Secretary of Transportation to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC)
Testified in an Ohio House of Representatives Hearing on “H.B. No. 27, Increasing Penalty for Failing to Secure a Vehicle Load” before The Committee on Criminal Justice, Columbus, OH
Testified in a U.S. Congressional Hearing as a “Truck Safety Advocate” before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Highway and Transit on “Under Pressure: The State of Trucking in America,” Washington, D.C., “Saving Lives and Truck Driver Livelihoods.”
Chair’s Award 2019 - 2020, American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group
Chair’s Award 2018 - 2019, American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group
Keynote Speaker, “Underride Guard for Trucks to Avoid 8-Figure Jury Verdicts,” State Bar of Texas, Seminar: Prosecuting & Defending Truck and Auto Collision Cases
Chair’s Award 2017 - 2018, American Association for Justice Trucking Litigation Group
Keep on Trucking Kingpin Award 2016-2017, Distinguished Services Award, American Association for Justice, Trucking Litigation Group
Above and Beyond Award, 2015 – 2016, Distinguished Services Award, American Association for Justice, Trucking Litigation Group
Member of the Year Award, Lorain County Bar Association
Distinguished Services Award 2015, Ohio Association for Justice
Best Attorneys in America, Rue Ratings
AV Preeminent Peer Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers Award, Super Lawyers
Top 50 Cleveland Super Lawyers Award, Super Lawyers
Testified in an Ohio Senate Hearing on the “Transportation & Public Safety Budget” Bill, “Heavier Trucks on Ohio’s Highways”, Columbus, OH
Esther S. Weissman Optimist Award, Ohio Association for Justice
Distinguished Services Award, Ohio Association for Justice
Honorary Member, North Ridgeville Chamber of Commerce
The Order of Barristers, Case Western University – Law School
Mike Hughes Award, Case Western Reserve University – Law School
Andy Young is the Managing Partner of the Cleveland office of The Law Firm for Truck Safety LLP. He was appointed by the United States Secretary of Transportation to serve on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). He has testified before committees in the U.S. Congress, the Ohio Senate, and the Ohio House of Representatives on trucking safety issues. He was invited by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and two safety advocacy groups to help organize and act as a moderator for two industry-related Truck Underride Roundtables. He also serves on the Vision Zero Taskforce for the City of Cleveland, Ohio. Andy is frequently a guest faculty member teaching CDL candidates at the Great Lakes Truck Driving School. He holds an active Class A Commercial Driver’s License and owns and drives his own Peterbilt semi-tractor and 45-foot car-hauler trailer.
He is the founding Chair of the Ohio Association for Justice’s Truck Safety Section. He is an elected officer of both the American Association for Justice’s Trucking Litigation Group and the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Andy is a past President and a past “Member of the Year” award recipient of the Lorain County Bar Association. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). For years, Andy has been included as an Ohio Super Lawyer and in 2022 he achieved a “Top 100 – Ohio Super Lawyer” rating. Andy helps attorneys throughout the nation on truck law and trial tactics. He is happy to brainstorm with you too.