Our maritime law and litigation attorney and legal team have litigated numerous disputes in state and federal courts in Louisiana, with a proven history of success. Our experience includes the representation of various types of maritime businesses in litigation including:

  • Liftboat Owners and Operators

  • Underwriters

  • Shipyards

  • Marine Construction Companies

  • Crew boat Owners and Operators

  • Off-shore Supply Vessel Owners and Operators

Some areas of experience in which our firm represents maritime entities include:

  • Jones Act Defense

  • Defense of Maritime Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Actions

  • Marine Insurance

  • Maritime Property Damage

  • Maritime Construction and Repair

  • Maritime Contractual Disputes

  • Limitation of Liability Actions

In order to provide value to New Orleans maritime law clients, an effective litigation strategy requires honest assessment. To achieve this end, we thoroughly investigate the incident, identify the key issues as well as the legitimacy of the claim and aggressively litigate on our client’s behalf. Underlying the success of each of any strategy is prompt and effective communication, and by working alongside our clients at every step of a dispute we’re able to adapt and tailor the course of action to meet our client’s immediate and long-term needs.

Maritime Consulting

In addition to our litigation practice, we regularly counsel vessel owners, vessel operators, shipyards, and marine construction companies in a wide range of maritime transactions including:

  • Charter Parties

  • Master Service Agreements

  • Ship Repair Contracts

  • Indemnity Agreements

  • Vessel Boarding Agreements 

In drafting agreements, the firm’s technical expertise and in-depth knowledge of our clients’ operations allows us to understand and address each client’s specific concerns, risks and interests. Consequently, we engage in a collaborative drafting process, which enables us to efficiently craft each agreement with a specific focus on allocating the risk of the parties and managing our client’s risk in an effort to minimize the possibility of the need for judicial intervention.

If you need legal advice from our experienced maritime litigation team, contact our office today for a consultation.