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Admiralty


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Mobile's Gulf Coast location and its status as a major port have provided a favorable setting for Hand Arendall's full-service admiralty practice. The firm's admiralty clients include: vessel owners, operators and charterers; inland, harbor, and offshore towing companies; fishing industry companies; offshore oil field companies; cargo owners; shipbuilders and vessel repairers; suppliers; pilots; stevedores and terminal operators; maritime lenders; and P&I Clubs, hull underwriters, and other marine insurance companies, both foreign and domestic.

The lawyers in the Admiralty Practice Group are involved and experienced in the following areas of the maritime field:


  • Personal injury and wrongful death defense
  • Collision claims
  • Shipbuilding and vessel repair disputes
  • Offshore oil field disputes
  • Cargo claims
  • Longshore and harbor workers' compensation act disputes
  • Charter party disputes
  • Salvage disputes
  • Recreational boating accidents and disputes
  • Environmental matters
  • Commercial litigation
  • Marine insurance disputes
  • Contract negotiations and drafting
  • Financing and maritime lien matters
  • Customs and immigration
  • Administrative hearings and other matters with regulatory agencies
  • Maritime and international transactions involving bills of lading,
    letters of credit, etc.


For more information regarding the Admiralty Practice Group, contact Practice Group Chairman Norman M. Stockman or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.



Firm News


Monday, Jun 26th, 2017
Lankford Recognized as Maritime Person of the Year


Hand Arendall LLC is pleased to announce firm member Alex Lankford was recognized by the Propeller Club of Mobile as the Maritime Person of the Year for 2017 during its annual meeting at GulfQuest.

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Tuesday, Jun 6th, 2017
Reece Quoted in Business Alabama


Member Bill Reece is quoted in the June 2017 Business Alabama article Judge's Order Puts Workers' Comp Act on Disabled List.

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017
Riis Named to ADTA Executive Council


Congratulations to firm Member Buzzy Riis. He has been elected to the Executive Council for the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys for a three-year term.

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Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Stockman Elected to MLA Board of Directors


Norman Stockman, chairman of the firmís Admiralty Section, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Maritime Law Association of the United States

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Wednesday, Apr 26th, 2017
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