Newsmaker: Frank C. Botta
Noteworthy: Elected secretary/treasurer of the Transportation Lawyers Association, an international bar association whose members provide counsel to companies that use logistics and transportation services.
Family: Wife Michele, children Frank Jr. and Gianna Victoria
Occupation: Attorney at the Downtown law firm Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, where he is a member of the labor and employment law practice and co-chair of the transportation group.
Background: Botta has practiced law since 1988, at Eckert Seamans for the past six years. He previously worked at Caliber Systems and the former RPS, and was certified with the Major League Baseball Players Association as an agent and adviser.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from Washington & Jefferson College; law degree from Temple University.
Quote: About transportation law: “It’s a very large practice of the law that you don’t hear much about.”