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Aaron B. Greenbaum, Member

Education

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D. cum laude
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana Bar
  • Mississippi Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributing author, “Recent Developments in Admiralty and Maritime Law”, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Journal, Vol. 49, Issue 1 (2013) and Vol. 50, Issue 2 (2015)
  • Lead author for the forthcoming Winter 2016, “Recent Developments in Admiralty and Maritime Law,” ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law Journal

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Badeaux v. Magnolia Fleet, L.L.C., 2011 A.M.C. 1180 (E.D. La. 2011)
  • Stewart v. Grand Isle Shipyard, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148603 (E.D. La. 2011)
  • T Moore Servs., LLC v. Rentrop Tugs Inc., 2012 WL 692418 (W.D. La. 2012)
  • Wilson v. Kirby Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60544 (E.D. La. 2012)
  • Aldana v. Maybelle Shipping, LLC, 2014 A.M.C. 2479 (E.D. La. 2014)
  • Slatten v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155234 (E.D. La 2014)
  • Wolz v. BP Exploration & Prod., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22961 (E.D. La. 2015)

Contact Information

Biography

Preparatory Education: The University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A. 2005).

Legal Education: Tulane University Law School (J.D. 2008, cum laude). Admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 2008, Mississippi Bar in 2016, and Texas Bar in 2018.

Legal Experience: Mr. Greenbaum’s practice focuses on a broad range of brown water and blue water maritime issues, excess liabilities matters, as well as land-based torts and transactional issues. In the maritime context, he has represented clients in defense of Jones Act and 905(b) claims, cargo claims, offshore platform and rig incidents, vessel collisions, tug and tow, offshore casualties, Limitation of Liability, maritime liens, bunker disputes, vessel arrest and attachment, defense and indemnity, maritime bankruptcy, and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in transactional matters including drafting and negotiating bunker contracts, charter parties, and master service agreements. Mr. Greenbaum is currently chair-elect of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice
Section.

Concerning excess liabilities, Mr. Greenbaum regularly represents excess insurers and corporations in defense of excess claims, including marine liabilities, trucking and commercial vehicle incidents, toxic torts, and Longshore 905(b) and 933 claims. He also represents clients with respect to coverage and defense and indemnity disputes, including under the Louisiana Oilfield Indemnity Act and Texas Oilfield Indemnity Act. Mr. Greenbaum is currently a vice-chair of the Excess, Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, providing several publications on the topics of excess and surplus lines regulation, coverage, arbitration, and the impact of maritime contract determinations on excess insurer additional insured obligations.

Admissions: Mr. Greenbaum is admitted to practice before all state courts within Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Mississippi, the U.S. District Court
of the Southern District of Texas, and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Memberships: Maritime Law Association of the United States, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, American Bankruptcy Institute, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association. Former Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association Young Lawyers
Council.

Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Energy/Offshore Litigation
  • Toxic Torts