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William R. Moseley Named Chairperson and Board Member of American Public Transportation Association

JACKSONVILLE, FL (April 11, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce William R. Moseley has assumed Chairmanship of the Legal Affairs Committee and will become a Board Member of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Bill was previously elected Vice Chair/Chair elect of the committee. In these roles, he will lead and coordinate Committee discussions on litigation, regulatory and other legal issues affecting transit authorities. Bill, who has been involved with the Association for more than 20 years, concludes his term in April 2025.

“On behalf of the firm, I congratulate Bill for his continued involvement with APTA as Chairperson of the Legal Affairs Committee and Member of the Board,” said Jacksonville Office Managing Principal Benjamin D. Sharkey. “His leadership and longstanding advocacy within the Association demonstrate Jackson Lewis’ depth in industry issues as a leading law firm across the nation. We are extremely proud to work with Bill in the Jacksonville office and are confident that his insight will continue to unify and advance the public transit industry.”

Bill is a principal in the firm’s Jacksonville and Atlanta offices. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counsel, collective bargaining and corporate governance. Bill frequently represents clients in the public sector in the transportation industry and currently serves as general counsel, counsel, and/or labor and employment counsel to numerous public transportation authorities across the United States and Canada.

“I am excited to continue my tenure with the APTA as Chairperson of the Legal Affairs Committee and Board of Directors member,” said Bill. “Throughout my time working with the Association, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to connect with like-minded colleagues across all sectors of the industry and I look forward to furthering the APTA’s mission of delivering quality, affordable transit services that link people, jobs and communities across the U.S. and abroad.”

Bill previously served on the Board from 2000-2002 as Chairman of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. He currently serves on the APTA Emerging Leaders Program Committee which selects 35 individuals annually to participate in an APTA sponsored leadership program. Additionally, Bill serves on the APTA Foundation’s Board of Directors, a separate but affiliated 501(c)3 based in Washington, D.C., that awards more than $300,000 in scholarships annually to college students studying in the public transportation field.

APTA is a nonprofit international association of more than 1,500 public and private sector member organizations. APTA members are committed to the collaboration and engagement of every aspect of the public transportation industry – from planning, designing, financing, constructing and operating transit systems to the research, development, manufacturing and maintenance of vehicles, equipment and transit-related products and services.  Additionally, academic institutions, transportation network companies, transit associations and state departments of transportation are APTA members. APTA is the only association in North America that represents all modes of public transportation, including bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed passenger rail. More than 90 percent of the people using public transportation in the United States and Canada ride APTA member systems. More information about APTA can be found at

Bill earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and his B.A. from St. Andrews Presbyterian College.

Jackson Lewis’ Jacksonville office can be reached at (904) 638-2655.

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