PETER D. CLARK, Partner

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Peter D. Clark graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and sailed on U.S. flag vessels. He is a licensed Chief Engineer. Mr. Clark graduated from St. John’s University School of Law and received a Master’s Degree in International Law from New York University. He is admitted to the courts of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Court of International Trade. His areas of specialty include shipbuilding contracts and ship repair disputes, bulk oil and LNG/LPG transportation disputes, marine insurance, and general average and salvage. He also has litigation experience in major maritime cases and charter party arbitrations. Mr. Clark is the author of “Sea Law,” a column that was featured in the Journal of Commerce for many years. He is the former Chairman of the Admiralty and Maritime Committee, Commercial and Federal Litigation, New York State Bar Association. He is also a former President of the New York Kings Point Alumni Association and the Propeller Club of New York. His professional memberships include: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, The Society of Port Engineers, and The Institute of Marine Engineers. Mr. Clark also serves as a maritime arbitrator and mediator. He is a Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). He is available for appointment as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes. Mr. Clark is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution. He serves as an arbitrator and mediator for the Superior Court of New Jersey. In addition, he is also a Certified Mediator for the United States District Court of New Jersey.