MLA Places Katherine H. Bennett as General Counsel at FlexiVan

Hanover, MD (August 18, 2020) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced the placement of Katherine H. Bennett as general counsel at FlexiVan in Scottsdale, AZ. The search was conducted by Casey Feldman, Managing Director in New York, and Margot Jackson-Bermudez, Director in Orange County, both of MLA’s In-House Counsel Recruiting group.

FlexiVan has been a leader in intermodal chassis leasing services throughout North America since 1955. It manages a fleet of over 120,000 chassis with a wide network of depots and service centers located in key intermodal markets.  In February of 2020, I Squared Capital, the owners of American Intermodal Management (AIM), acquired FlexiVan and merged the two companies.

Katie will serve as the chief legal advisor to FlexiVan and a member of its executive leadership team. She will lead its legal department while managing, advising and providing counsel on significant business transactions, including complex commercial transactions and M&A.

“It was a pleasure to work with FlexiVan and Katie Bennett on this highly competitive national search,” said Casey Feldman. “Not only is Katie agile, personable and strategic, she also possesses an innovative and executive presence that seamlessly fits with FlexiVan’s culture. We look forward to following both FlexiVan and Katie’s successes.”

Prior to joining FlexiVan, Katie served as Premier Trailer Leasing’s first general counsel, one of the largest trailer leasing and rental companies in the U.S. Before going in-house, Katie spent almost 10 years as a litigator with various law firms in Texas and California, including Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon, LLP; Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP; and Jones Day. She began her career as an attorney with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP. Katie earned her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.S. from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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