Phelps Dunbar LLP
Marc Matthews practices in the areas of admiralty and tort litigation with a special emphasis in defending vessel owners and operators from claims arising under the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, as well as from claims arising from vessel collisions and cargo damage. He has extensive experience in the arrest and seizure of vessels in the federal courts, both from the standpoint of arresting vessels and from the standpoint of obtaining the release of arrested vessels.
In addition to his maritime practice, Marc has substantial experience in handling commercial contract disputes (in both land-based and maritime contexts) and insurance subrogation.
Marc is a trained mediator and is available to act as a third-party neutral mediator to assist litigants in resolving their disputes prior to trial.