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Verlyn Suderman

Of Counsel

333 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60606

Verlyn Suderman is Of Counsel in Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group. Before joining Benesch, he served for almost 20 years as in-house counsel for two prominent third-party logistics providers, and as General Counsel for most of that time, providing strategic direction and guidance as a key member of senior management. Verlyn brings a business person’s perspective to the practice of law, having had responsibility not only for law and regulatory functions, but also for real estate, strategy, relationship management, pricing, and operations, at various times during those 20 years. He has deep technical expertise and subject matter knowledge relating to the legal needs of supply chain functions and companies, and he brings a relentlessly pragmatic business orientation and cost/benefit approach to his performance of legal work.

Verlyn’s practice at Benesch focuses on representing and advising a wide variety of supply chain-related entities, including third-party logistics providers, carriers, distributors, regional and national shippers, and material handling and packaging companies. He has experience with 3PL and carrier agreements, independent contractor/owner-operator issues, strategic sourcing, industrial real estate leases, regulatory compliance, litigation and claims management, and employee relations.


  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
  • B.S., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

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