Anne M. Fishbeck

Partner
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Overview

Anne is a distinguished attorney with a profound understanding of the legal challenges faced by businesses in the transportation industry. With a background deeply rooted in a family-owned business environment, she possesses an intrinsic appreciation for the intricacies of how the law affects day-to-day operations. Anne channels this understanding into her legal practice within our Commercial Transportation & Logistics Service Group, where she is a dedicated advocate for clients across various segments of the industry, including trucking companies, logistics providers, and others navigating the complexities of contract disputes, personal injury cases, regulatory compliance, evidence preservation, and risk management in catastrophic loss situations.

Anne's record of success is marked by her defense of clients in a range of critical cases, from allegations of negligence against motor carriers and drivers to defending against claims arising from motor vehicle accidents involving limousines, charter buses, and other commercial vehicles. Her legal acumen is further evidenced by her proactive involvement in shaping the legal landscape through thought leadership, as demonstrated in her contributions to key industry alerts, speaking engagements at prestigious forums like the USLAW Network Transportation and Logistics Exchange, and published works on nuanced legal topics.

Beyond her proven litigation skills, Anne is deeply engaged with the future of transportation, showing a keen interest in the legal implications surrounding autonomous vehicles, including self-driving cars, trucks, and the advent of electric vehicle technology. Her forward-thinking approach to these emerging areas signifies her commitment to staying at the forefront of legal and technological advancements that impact her clients.

Her dedication, combined with her comprehensive understanding of the transportation industry's legal framework, positions Anne as a vital asset to her clients, helping them navigate the ever-evolving legal challenges they face with confidence and clarity.

Experience

Membership & Involvement

  • Member: Illinois State Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association; Indiana Bar Association; Indianapolis Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society 
  • Amundsen Davis Women’s Attorney Group: Co-Chair (2019 – Present)
  • Co-Chair: 2023 USLAW Transportation Exchange

Honors

  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list: 2021, 2022, 2023

Resources & Insights

Alerts

Speaking Engagements

  • The Game's Afoot: Following the Latest Technology Clues to Discover Plaintiff's Hidden Secrets
    Speaking Engagement, USLAW Network Transportation and Logistics Exchange; New Orleans, LA,
  • Understanding the Unique Challenges Faced in Commercial Claim Handling
    Speaking Engagement, Client Seminar; Richfield, OH,
  • Who To Market To
    Speaking Engagement, USLAW Network Women’s Connection Business Development Forum,
  • Emerging Technology/Strategies for Evaluating Lithium-Ion Batteries
    Speaking Engagement, USLAW Network Battery and Electric Vehicle Forum,
  • Redefining Expectations: Combating the Plaintiff’s Quest to Establish the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) as the Standard of Care
    Event, Moderator, USLAW Transportation Exchange,
  • Rapid Response: What to Do When the Call Comes In
    Speaking Engagement, USLAW Trucking Bootcamp,
  • Both the Art and Science of a Successful Mediation
    Event, Moderator,

Published Works

  • Special Considerations in Product Liability Cases
    Publication, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,
  • Special Considerations in a Premises Liability Case
    Publication, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education,
  • USLAW Network State of Indiana Construction Law Compendium
  • USLAW Network State of Indiana Retail and Hospitality Compendium of Law
  • USLAW Network Indiana Spoliation of EvidenceCompendium of Law
  • USLAW Network State of Indiana Transportation and Logistics Compendium of Law

Blog Posts

Education on Demand

Education

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2013, cum laude

Michigan State University, B.A., 2009, high honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Illinois 
  • Indiana 
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