Mr. Mastro practices primarily in the areas of business litigation and transportation law. He has represented a diverse array of businesses, from Fortune 500 corporations to small family-owned companies, in litigation in Federal and State courts in Maryland and across the country. Mr. Mastro's practice includes bothtrial and appellate work, and he has successfully briefed and argued a number of appeals resulting in published opinions. Most recently, he obtained a reversal on appeal of a $2.5 million judgment against his client, a local public housing authority. In 2012, Mr. Mastro was named a Maryland Super Lawyer by Baltimore Magazine.
Within the transportation industry, Mr. Mastro has defended cargo loss, damage and delay claims against both rail and motor carriers as well as casualty and business interruption claims. He has represented a major Class I railroad in contract disputes, freight transportation rate disputes and arbitration, and regulatory issues. Mr. Mastro also has represented theinterests of motor carriers, household movers, tugboat companies, and warehouse operators in matters ranging from contract claims and insurance coverage disputes to drafting owner-operator and broker-carrier agreements, and providing business and regulatory advice. Mr. Mastro is a member of the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA) and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC).
Mr. Mastro regularly handles a wide variety of business litigation matters including appeals, contract disputes, property replevins for lessees and lenders, legal malpractice defense, consumer class action defense,securities arbitration, and collections. He is regional counsel to a national financial services company and handles an array of litigation and regulatory compliance matters associated with automobile financing andleasing, credit extension and reporting, and vehicle repossessions and forfeitures.
Since 1999, Mr. Mastro has been an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law, teachingfirst and second-year law students in the school's legal writing and skills program. Mr. Mastro has authored articles which have appeared in the Transportation Law Journal, the ABA Litigation Journal, The Transportation Lawyer, and the University of Baltimore Law Review. In 2001, he received the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland's annual Pro Bono Service Award in recognition of his work with the Homeless PersonsRepresentation Project, a Baltimore non-profit organization dedicated to providing legal services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless.
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