PRACTICE GROUPS

Admiralty and Maritime

The firm has a broad range of experience in admiralty and maritime matters, including the negotiation and handling of a variety of commercial maritime transactions, vessel sale and documentation, Capital Construction Funds, maritime financing including Title XI liens, preferred ship mortgages, the prosecution and defense of maritime claims; collision and allision claims involving ships, barges, dredges, bridges, docks; cargo claims; fines and forfeiture claims respecting vessels; customs fines, penalties, and forfeitures; charter party dispute litigation; seizure of vessels; foreclosure of preferred and foreign ship mortgages and liens; explosion of barges and vessels; capsizing of vessels; shipyard construction and repair type litigation; defense of longshore claims and third-party claims against vessels; limitation of liability proceedings; defense of seamen's claims under the Jones Act; defense of recreational boating claims; and general maritime law disputes. Vickers Riis also handles marine subrogation work for a number of underwriters.

Admiralty and Maritime Attorneys
Pictured left to right
J. MANSON MURRAY
J. W. GOODLOE, JR.

THOMAS E. SHARP, III
RONALD P. DAVIS
J. MARSHALL GARDNER
C. RICHARD WILKINS
[Practice Group Leader]
   

 

 

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