New Sacramento Attorney Joins Matheson as Company Grows
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 — Matheson Companies welcomes attorney Lauren Calnero to its Legal Department. Ms. Calnero will be an Associate General Counsel, reporting directly to General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer, Charles Mellor. This addition to the team is yet another confirmation of the company’s increased growth.
“We are excited to have Lauren join the legal team and look forward to her assistance in guiding the Matheson entities through any emerging legal affairs as we continue to grow,” said Mr. Mellor.
Ms. Calnero joins Matheson with an extensive legal background. She has practiced law in Sacramento for many years, which she says goes back to her roots.
“My father is a litigation attorney in Sacramento and I had the pleasure of working with him for a number of years,” Calnero quotes. “The family-centric environment at Matheson feels very familiar to me, so I look forward to offering my expertise to the team.”
Established by Robert and Carol Matheson and now spearheaded by Mark Matheson, Matheson Companies is a family-owned business which has served as a trusted transportation and logistics provider to the United States Postal Service and other major carriers for over 50 years. Additionally, the company has recently added over 60 natural gas vehicles to their fleet in support of their sustainability efforts, marking Matheson as a leader in clean energy fleets and landing the corporation as one of Heavy Duty Trucking’s Top 50 Green Fleets in 2018.
A top rated civil litigation attorney, Lauren Calnero’s legal experience will add value to the strong existing team at Matheson as the company continues to grow. Prior to joining Matheson, Ms. Calnero practiced law for six years at a boutique civil litigation firm in Sacramento. She also practiced as an outside Associate General Counsel for a Sacramento real estate developer. Her areas of focus included business, employment and real estate litigation, police liability defense and more.
In earlier years, she achieved a Bachelor’s Degree from University of California, Berkeley, and a law degree from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento.
Ms. Calnero has received considerable recognition for her praiseworthy knowledge, understanding and skill practicing law. She was named the Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar in 2017 and 2018, a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2015-2018, and one of Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers in the Litigation category in 2018.
Calnero’s goal at Matheson is to ensure compliance and promote best practices as Matheson grows.
About Matheson Companies
Matheson Companies is a transportation and logistics services provider committed to excellence in safe, efficient, on-time transportation and material handling solutions for customers. Founded with a single water truck under the name R.B. Matheson Trucking Inc. by Robert and Carole Matheson in 1962, the company is now a leading transportation and logistics provider for USPS and other commercial carriers. Its goal is to exceed customer expectations for regional trucking, mail transport, and aircraft ground support services. Specific services Matheson, Inc. provides include quality long-haul and short-haul transportation, underwing operations, terminal handling and ground handling. Matheson, Inc.’s dedicated truck drivers, cargo handlers, forklift drivers, and material handlers are thoroughly trained to consistently complete jobs within specified customer-centric time frames. This is accomplished via Matheson’s two divisions with locations across the United States: Matheson Flight Extenders, Inc., with 31 locations and Matheson Postal Services, with 9 locations.