Serving the Legal Needs of the Maritime & Admiralty Industry
KDV has a long-standing tradition of serving the legal needs of businesses and individuals operating throughout the maritime and admiralty industry. The attorneys in our Maritime & Admiralty Practice are deeply tied to the maritime community and have vast experience representing its members, including vessel owners and operators, marine terminal operators, stevedores, ferry company operators, marinas, ship and building repair companies, marine construction firms and pleasure craft operators. Our superior knowledge of the law and in-depth understanding of industry operations positions our firm to handle our clients’ most difficult and challenging maritime and admiralty cases.
Our legal team represents clients in a wide range of maritime-related matters, including cases involving:
- Cargo loss and damage
- Collisions, allisions, groundings
- Dock damage
- Jones Act claims
- Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation claims
- Marine casualties
- Marine terminals and stevedoring
- Vessel purchases and sales
In every maritime and admiralty matter that we handle, we work directly with our clients to craft case strategies that best support and advance their legal and businesses interests. We also collaborate with industry clients to develop and implement proactive measures that identify and address potential issues before they escalate into costly legal battles.
At KDV, we are proud of the strong reputation our lawyers have built for providing high quality legal services to members of the maritime community. Attorneys in our Maritime and Admiralty Practice have been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as having the highest rating (AV) and are actively involved in industry-related organizations, including the Maritime Lawyers Association.