Gregory M. Feary

President & Managing Partner
Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary

Gregory M. Feary is President of the firm and also serves as a managing partner who practices primarily in a wide range of areas including transportation laws, independent contractor laws, transportation insurance laws, legislative support and transportation contract matters. He is the Vice Chair of the ATA/NAFC Risk Management & Insurance Advisory Committee and a member of the ATA Insurance Task Force for which he serves as Chairman of the Lawyer’s Subcommittee. He also served as ATA’s national transportation insurance law counsel throughout the 1990s. He was a member of the Advisory Board of Purdue University's Center for Transportation Distribution Logistics.  Mr. Feary was named to The BTI Client Service All-Stars 2012 and 2016 list and as one of the top 5% of attorneys in Indiana by the Indiana Super Lawyers® peer selection survey.   He is also AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and recognized as a “Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation” by Martindale-Hubbell™ and American Lawyer Media. He was awarded the 2019 International Advisory Experts Award for Transport Law within Indiana by the International Advisory Experts global alliance. In addition, he was named as a 2019 Top Rated Lawyer in the ALM Media Legal Leaders + Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Attorney “Midwest’s Top Rated Lawyers” list published in The National Law Journal. Feary currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law-Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  

Mr. Feary has created and counseled many captive insurance companies and is the author of The Definitive Industry Primer on Occupational Accident Insurance in Trucking. He is also the author of both Independent Contractor Employment Classification:  A Survey of State and Federal Laws in the Motor Carrier Industry, 35 Trans. Law J. 139 (2008) and 1995 Developments in Workers' Compensation, 29 Ind. L. Rev. 1139 (1996) and drafted Indiana's law deeming owner-operators of trucks to be independent contractors for purposes of workers' compensation.