Myles Tobin was Appointed as General Counsel at All Aboard Florida

Date of management change: June 05, 2014 

What Happened?

Coral Gables, FL-based All Aboard Florida has Appointed Myles Tobin as General Counsel

 

About the Company

All Aboard Florida is an intercity passenger rail project being developed by Florida East Coast Industries, LLC (FECI) – owner of Florida’s premier passenger rail corridor – that will connect Miami to Orlando with intermediate stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. This rail service will provide Floridians and visitors a viable transportation alternative to congested highways and airport terminals. All Aboard Florida will provide a high‐quality experience for passengers and will be the first privately owned, operated and maintained passenger rail system in the United States.

 

About the Person

As General Counsel, Myles Lloyd Tobin is responsible for directing the project's legal affairs and providing counsel on all significant legal issues. He has more than 30 years of legal expertise in mergers and acquisitions, railroad regulatory compliance and commercial transactions. Tobin's extensive experience ranges from representing Fortune 1000 companies as a former partner at Chicago-based law firm, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, to having provided legal counsel to the $4 billion transportation company, Canadian National Railway. Most recently, Tobin served as partner in the law firm of Fletcher and Sippel LLC. He also previously served as Vice President of U.S. Legal Affairs for Canadian National Railway, where he counseled senior executives and directed the legal affairs for 40 U.S. subsidiaries ranging from land acquisition companies, bulk terminals and equipment leasing companies to several large and medium-sized railroads, including Illinois Central, Grand Trunk Western and Chicago Central & Pacific. He also negotiated business and legal terms for the company's $1.6 billion merger agreement with Illinois Central Railroad. Prior to Canadian National Railway's merger with Illinois Central Railroad, Tobin served Illinois Central for nine years, ultimately as General Counsel. Tobin also served as counsel for the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company where he handled corporate and regulatory activities. Tobin holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Northwestern University School of Law and a bachelor's degree in political science from Northwestern University. Tobin is admitted to legal practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the courts of the State of Illinois, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous other state and federal courts.

 

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