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Marc C. Tucker

Marc C. Tucker


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Marc is a member of the litigation team practicing in the firm's Raleigh office. He advises and represents clients in state and federal court in a diverse range of litigation matters, including transportation, business disputes, insurance coverage, catastrophic injury, and fatality matters.

Marc works with clients to address problems and to develop strategies to prevent, manage, and resolve disputes. He is a member of the transportation team and focuses his practice on the defense of catastrophic trucking accidents and the representation of transportation companies. Additionally, he advises motor carriers and freight brokers concerning risk management, business structure and organization, DOT audits and notices of claims, regulatory compliance, and various other issues that confront companies in the transportation industry.

As a member of the firm's 24/7 transportation emergency response team, Marc coordinates responses to catastrophic accident scenes and mobilizes a variety of experts to an accident scene to immediately preserve evidence and start building a defense. He also regularly presents seminars to transportation industry clients on safety issues, best practices, and conducting accident response investigations.

He is actively involved in numerous transportation industry organizations and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Trucking Association.

In addition, Marc is an active member of the firm's Cybersecurity and Data Breach group. He assists clients with the management and protection of sensitive personal and business data. Additionally, he advises clients in identifying, evaluating, and managing first- and third-party data privacy and security risks under ever-changing federal and state laws. In the context of data breach and cyber preparedness, Marc works to help ensure a client's policies, procedures, and cyber crisis response plans are appropriate. He also regularly assists clients that do not have breach response plans in place prior to a breach occurrence. Marc is a frequent speaker on data security and data breach response issues.

Thought Leadership


January 4, 2017
July 1, 2016
April 1, 2016
July 15, 2015
April 13, 2015
Sleep Apnea: The Tireless Debate, The Transportation Newsletter
March 4, 2015
January 13, 2015
July 10, 2014
January 9, 2014
Text Message Sender Liability, The Transportation Newsletter
June 18, 2013
July 1, 2011
December 19, 2010
New North Carolina Heavy-Duty Truck Idling Law, The Transportation Newsletter

Published Works


August 16, 2011
June 03, 2011
March 16, 2011
August 19, 2010


  • Co-Presenter, "Current Issues Facing the Trucking Industry," Brisk Insurance Company, Tarwheels First Annual Safety Summit, Greensboro, North Carolina, September 17, 2015.
  • Presenter, "Death, Taxes & Data Breach: The New Third Certainty in Life, An Introduction to Cybersecurity Issues", Wake County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee, Campbell Law School, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 15, 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, "The New Third Certainty, Data Breach and Cyber Security," Webinar, Smith Moore Leatherwood Transportation Group, May 12, 2015.
  • Co-Presenter, "Motor Carrier Regulatory Update", North Carolina Trucking Association, Raleigh, North Carolina, April 7, 2015.
  • Panelist, "Data Security Breach: The New Third Certainty of Life, Association of Corporate Counsel-Charlotte Chapter," Charlotte, NC, February 4, 2015
  • Panelist, "Best Practice Procedures What to Say and Not Say After a CMV Incident," North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Management Council Meeting Winston-Salem Chapter, Winston-Salem, NC, January 20, 2015
  • Panelist, "Disaster Planning Panel, What You Can Do To Save Your Company-from an Environmental, Legal and Insurance Perspective," North Carolina Petroleum and Convenience Marketers, Southeast Petro-Food Marketing Expo, Myrtle Beach, SC, March 5, 2014
  • "Answering the Midnight Call, Top Ten Action Items to Immediately React to a Catastrophic Accident," DOT Compliance Seminar presented by Senn Dunn Insurance and Mayberry Safety Solutions, Salisbury, NC, November 6, 2013
  • "Maintenance and Trends in Trucking Litigation," North Carolina Trucking Association Maintenance Council, Charlotte, NC, May 8, 2012
  • "FMCSA Pre-Employment Screening Program and its Impact on Litigation," North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Council Down East Chapter, Wilson, NC, October 6, 2011
  • Panelist, CSA Roundtable Discussion - Questions and Topics You Want Discussed, North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Management Council, Burlington, NC, April 19, 2011
  • "FMCSA Pre-Employment Screening Program and its Impact on Litigation," North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Management Council Down East Chapter, Wilson, NC, November 9, 2010
  • "CSA 2010 and Litigation," North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Council Down East Chapter, Wilson, NC, October 7, 2010
  • "Documents, Depositions & Drivers," North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Council Down East Chapter, Wilson, NC, February 4, 2010
  • "I never thought this would happen... now what? A discussion of business and safety practices, accident investigation, post-accident practices and the handling of claims", North Carolina Trucking Association Safety Council Down East Chapter, Wilson, NC, March 5, 2009
  • "Advanced Zoning and Land Use in North Carolina: Update on Kelo v. City of New London and the Use of Eminent Domain for Economic Development in North Carolina" Lorman Continuing Legal Education, Raleigh, NC, December 2007
  • Co-presenter, Sampson Regional Medical Center, Continuing Medical Education Program, Long Term Care Issues, June 2006
  • Boston University, B.A., 1993
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
  • Michigan, 1997
  • North Carolina, 1998
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1997
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 2000
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 2002
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 2002
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2004
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Trucking Law Committee
    • Data Management and Security Committee
  • North Carolina Trucking Association
  • Board of Directors, North Carolina Trucking Association 2013-Present
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • North Carolina League of Transportation and Logistics
  • State of North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, Co-Chair Bar Candidate Committee, Judicial District 10A, 2002 - present
  • Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Raleigh, 2008 - 2009
  • Wake County Bar Association, Silent Partners Program, 2007 - 2008
  • Wake County Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors, Chair Disaster Relief Services Committee, 2004 - 2006
Academic Honors
  • Editorial Board, University of Detroit Mercy Law Review
  • University of Detroit Mercy Moot Court Board of Directors
  • American Inns of Court

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