Maritime and Admiralty Law

Clark, Atcheson & Reisert specializes in all aspects of admiralty and maritime law including casualty, cargo claims, charter parties and service contracts, commodity purchase and sale contracts, shipbuilding contracts, ship finance, marine insurance and general average, maritime liens, arrest and attachment, personal injury defense, yachts and personal watercraft, maritime bankruptcy, maritime regulation and litigation, including international arbitration. The firm is unique in that its partners are all graduates of maritime academies and have served as deck or engineering officers in the merchant marine.

Because of its experience in highly technical shipping matters, the firm is ideally suited to investigate and manage major cases arising from collisions, sinkings, groundings, fires, explosions and oil spills. Knowing and understanding the commercial realities of international shipping enables the firm to formulate practical and creative solutions to the unusual problems which frequently confront shipowners, operators, charterers and others in the shipping industry. Whether clients require assistance in contract negotiations, ship finance, maritime litigation or arbitration, Clark, Atcheson & Reisert has the knowledge and experience to efficiently accomplish its clients’ objectives.