Areas of Law

Maritime Law

From the Firm’s formation in 1986, the Firm’s core clients have been marine insurers and their insureds. Our maritime law and transportation practice includes vessel casualty litigation and crisis management involving collisions, allisions, engine room breakdowns, fires, and other marine casualties; litigation and advice concerning cargo loss in transportation by sea, air and land; general average and salvage matters; drafting bills of lading and transportation agreements; defense of Jones Act, passenger, Longshore and Harbor Worker, marina, dock builder and other personal injury claims; defense of claims against recreational boating manufacturers; arbitration of charter party disputes; and the defense of direct and indirect air carriers, NVOCCs and other carriers.