Maritime Litigation

Successfully defended publicly held shipping company in complex securities fraud action.
Successfully represent American Express Bank Ltd. in claims brought by GATX Leasing Corporation arising from the sale and leaseback of a tanker.
Successfully prosecute the largest recent vessel mortgage foreclosure in the United States, on behalf of the mortgagee banks.
Trial counsel for a Norwegian Bank in action brought to foreclose on multi-million mortgage held on a 400 foot chemical tanker. The ship was seized in Wilmington, North Carolina and action brought in federal court. Case went through discovery and was successfully settled.