Practice Areas

Admiralty & Maritime

LHDK&W’s Admiralty and Maritime team members are experienced in representing vessel owners, operators, charterers, cargo interests, P&I clubs, hull underwriters, shipbuilders and repairers, stevedores and terminal operators. Such representation includes:

  • Domestic and International Maritime Arbitrations
  • Cargo Loss and Shortage Claims
  • Charter Parties
  • Interfacing with the United States Coast Guard
  • Intermodal Transportation
  • Investigations onboard Vessels
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Marine Insurance Coverage
  • Maritime Attachments and Arrests
  • Maritime Collisions and Allisions
  • Maritime Liens, including Foreclosure of First Preferred Ship Mortgages
  • Maritime Personal Injury and Death
  • Property Damage
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Salvage and General Average
  • Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Contracts and Commercial Disputes
  • Treasure Salvage
  • Vessel Transactions and Marine Financing