Our Areas of Practice
For decades, our attorneys have handled blue water and brown water matters involving nearly all aspects of admiralty and maritime law, from investigation through trial, resolution, or appeal. We have represented vessel owners, operators, shippers, charterers, terminal operators, offshore and inland marine employers, and insurers. Our areas of expertise include personal injury defense, tug and towage, collisions and allisions, § 905(b) longshore claims, maritime casualty, premises liability, charter party disputes, Wreck Act defense, vessel arrest and attachment proceedings, insurance coverage disputes, maritime bankruptcy, and advising clients on contractual defense and indemnity issues.
Attorneys who are experienced in Admiralty and Maritime Law:
Attorneys who are experienced in Jones Act Claims:
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling land-based and maritime matters involving Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material and Asbestos. Our practice focuses on defense of personal injury, wrongful death and survivorship claims. These range from single claimant actions to mass tort litigation.
Attorneys who are experienced in Environmental Toxic Tort Litigation:
We represent clients in a wide range of matters involving the offshore exploration industry. Our clients include rig and platform owners and operators. We handle disputes involving personal injuries, master service agreements, charter party agreements, drilling contracts, and offshore liens.
Attorneys who are experienced in Energy/Offshore Litigation:
We represent large companies and family-owned businesses in commercial litigation disputes, including construction litigation, Miller Act litigation, and non-compete agreement enforcement.
Attorneys who are experienced in Commercial Litigation:
In addition to litigation, we also provide sound legal advice and counseling to our clients in business formation and contract drafting, including master service agreements, master charter agreements, as well as contractual disputes.