Admiralty, Maritime & Shipping

Our admiralty and maritime attorneys offer clients the distinct advantage of significant experience in this specialized and highly regulated industry.

We represent a diverse client base, from small offshore service companies to multinational operations, in matters related to commercial and recreational vessels.


Our admiralty, maritime and shipping attorneys, led by former U.S. Navy officer Gordon S. Rather, Jr., handle matters related to commercial and recreational vessels. Expertise includes vessel arrests and attachments, collisions between vessels, allisions of vessels with land or fixed structures. In addition, our services include commercial disputes relating to charters, Jones Act and unseaworthiness claims, maritime personal injury and wrongful death claims, cargo and property damage claims and limitation of liability proceedings.