Partners Larry Rutkowski and Bruce Paulsen are quoted and the Firm is mentioned in a Lloyd’s List article entitled, “Spectre of Terrorism Clouds Ransom Payments to Pirates.”

May 22, 2009
Lloyd's List

Mr. Rutkowski and Mr. Paulsen comment that pirates, even those that have contact with law firms are criminals, not terrorists. Mr. Rutkowski commented that since pirates are not considered terrorists under all statutes, ransom payments do not amount to a statutory violation.