Admiralty and Maritime

The Maritime attorneys at the firm provide regular representation of P&I Associations and their Members, Vessel Owners and Operators, Transport Intermediaries, Freight Forwarders and NVOCCs. The firm attorneys are admitted in federal and state courts in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi.

Experience includes handling of all forms of marine casualty investigations; defense of personal injury; cargo recovery and defense; salvage, general average and limitation actions; Coast Guard, Customs and Immigrations matters; and practice before specialty tribunals including the Society of Marine Arbitrators, Federal Maritime Commission, and Benefits Review Board.

  • Investigations and Recovery
  • Vessel Collision and Grounding
  • Salvage and Wreck Removal
  • Occupational Injury, including asbestos and hearing loss
  • Cargo Damage and Mitigation
  • Limitation of Liability Charterparty Arbitration and Litigation
  • Jones Act, FELA, Longshore and OCSLA Personal Injury
  • Assisting Shipowners, Charterers, Transport Intermediaries, and NVOCC’s
  • Marine and Hull Insurance Claims
  • Oil Spills and Recovery
  • Recreational Boating Accidents
  • Shipyard Litigation
  • U.S. Customs and Coastguard Proceedings
  • Ship Mortgage foreclosure and recovery
  • Vessel documentation and transactions
  • Cabotage regulations

Representative Clients:

  • American Steamship Owners Mutual P&I Association
  • Shipowners Protection Ltd.
  • West of England Insurance Services S.A.
  • Foss Maritime Company
  • Gulf Caribe Maritime Inc.
  • Osprey Underwriting Agency (UK)
  • TBS Adjusting
  • Hoyle Adjusting
  • International Frontier Forwarders Inc.
  • Pactrans Air & Sea Inc.
  • Inland Salvage Inc.
  • Marine Heavy Launch Services
  • Strategic Salvage Solutions
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