John T. Lillis Jr.


125 Maiden Lane – Suite 5C
New York, NY 10038-4753
Direct: +1 (212) 430-0801
Mobile: +1 (917) 655-7582
Fax: +1 (212) 430-0810

Email: [email protected]

Jack is engaged full-time in the private practice of law. His goal is positive resolution of civil and business matters.

Since 1975, he has:

  • Handled thousands of cases amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars;
  • Tried dozens of cases;
  • Settled hundreds of cases on steps of courthouses;
  • Represented claimants and defendants;
  • Travelled USA, Europe, Asia, and Middle East for case work.

Subjects: all admiralty and marine; all inland marine; all transportation; all liquid cargoes; all insurance/reinsurance; all sale of goods, UCC/INCO; shipyards; business contracts; partnerships; real estate litigation; and international.

Activities: trials; litigation; arbitration; mediation; settlements; contract drafting and counseling.

Jack serves as an arbitrator.

He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He holds current Super Lawyers designation for transportation.

Jack is a member of the INBLF worldwide network. He is the business disputes member of the N.Y. chapter.

On certain large matters requiring multiple legal personnel, our Firm has a proven, effective co-counsel relationship with a large, national law firm with multiple offices.

Admitted to the bar: 1976, New Jersey; 1977, New York. Admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Education: Chaminade H.S., 1968; SUNY Maritime College, B.S. with honors, 1972; St. John’s University, J.D. 1976. Deck officer, supertankers, ARCO.