Mr. Strickland is the founding partner of Sidney L. Strickland, Jr. & Associates, PLLC, in Bowie, Maryland. Mr. Strickland is an experienced attorney specializing in surface transportation issues before various Federal Government agencies, including the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, and various components of the U.S. Department of Transportation. He is a former secretary of the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC), former associate director of the ICC’s enforcement arm, trial attorney with the ICC’s Office of the General Counsel, and associate general counsel of BNSF Railway Company. Mr. Strickland graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in engineering. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Davis.