Troutman Sanders LLP
Practice focuses on transportation and maritime law. Areas of experience include a wide range of maritime litigation, including cases involving breach of maritime contracts (e.g. charter contracts), environmental matters (e.g. oil spills, oily water separator problems, marine sanctuary issues), product liability (e.g. lashing gear, asbestos and dangerous cargo cases), marine insurance coverage disputes, salvage, collisions, cargo claims, demurrage claims, fire and property damage, shipyard liability claims and death and injury cases. Non-litigation experience includes advising clients about regulatory compliance, administrative proceedings before government agencies, and drafting and negotiating transportation contracts (e.g. shipping contracts, charters, towing agreements, bills of lading, trucking and air transportation contracts). Also experienced in general civil litigation including disputes involving real estate, Article III ADA cases, business contracts, and general tort cases.