Maritime and Admiralty

The firm’s attorneys have represented a variety of maritime interests, including the world’s major protection and indemnity insurers (“P&I Clubs”), domestic liability insurers, hull insurers and other marine specialty insurers.  The firm also handles mediation, arbitration and trial of cargo cases, personal injury, allision, collision, marine construction, charter parties disputes, pollution, vessel arrests, tug and tow, salvage and other commercial transactions. Ellis Painter has represented ship owners, charterers, underwriters, tug and barge operators, pilots, dredging companies, terminal owners, shipyards, ship agents, yacht owners and numerous other maritime businesses. The firm serves as local correspondent for several P&I Clubs and represents numerous domestic underwriters.

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