Shareholder – Blitch Westley Barrette, S.C.
Bridgette Blitch founded Blitch Westley Barrette with a passion to serve those in the supply chain. Since founding the firm, Bridgette has been a monthly speaker on the Dave Nemo Radio Show with her feature – Protecting Your Livelihood, where she discusses current legal events and best practices to confront risk in the transportation industry. As part of her practice, Bridgette regularly counsels motor carriers, shippers, brokers, warehouses, insurance agents, freight-forwarders, ocean transportation intermediaries, and insurance providers in matters related to the execution of transportation contracts, corporate matters, regulatory compliance issues, management-side employment law, coverage issues and insurance defense. Past experience includes representation of clients before the state and federal courts of Florida, Wisconsin, as well as before various administrative agencies. Bridgette has represented both buyers and sellers in multi-million-dollar mergers and acquisitions, and counseled clients on corporate restructure plans to mitigate risk exposures in the midst of rising nuclear verdicts. Bridgette is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and Transportation Lawyers Association and serves as mediator for transportation parties in commercial and business disputes. Bridgette looks forward to sharing her expertise at the MCIEF Annual Conference this fall!