About Our Firm

At Kennedy Lillis Schmidt & English, we offer specialized legal services to Clients in claims, accidents and disputes. As a team, we bring experience, focus and energy to our Client’s cause. We also enjoy various correspondent counsel relationships enabling us to handle cases throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Asia and Europe. Our aim is to counsel and achieve the best solution for each Client through settlement, mediation, arbitration, litigation, or trial.

Our Firm has been ranked nationally in the third tier among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms for Admiralty and Maritime Law.

Our Practice

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Subrogation
  • Boiler and machinery cases
  • Personal injury
  • Energy
  • Charter Party disputes
  • Yachts and recreational boating
  • Marine casualties including fires, strandings, collisions, sinkings, storms, ports of refuge, cargo overboard, general average, salvage, and mitigation of cargo claims
  • Commercial contract disputes, including disputes involving trading and the international sale of goods
  • OFAC matters (Office of Foreign Control)
  • All modes of transportation and logistics, especially marine transportation

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