PRACTICE AREAS

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


Tuesday, Sep 17th, 2019
Congratulations to Member Henry Morrissette


Henry has been appointed to a two year term as Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) In-House and Law Firm Management Committee.

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Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2019
Congratulations to Melvin Evans


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce Melvin Evans, Technology Director for the Firm, has been appointed to the Commission on Artificial Intelligence and Associated Technologies by Governor Kay Ivey. He is one of the 10 appointed members of the 18-member commission.

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Thursday, Aug 15th, 2019
Congratulations to our Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020


Hand Arendall Harrison Sale LLC is pleased to announce that 36 lawyers have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

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Thursday, Aug 1st, 2019
Congratulations to Chambers USA 2019 Ranked Attorneys


The Chambers USA 2019 rankings have been released. Congratulations to Members Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy, Nick Greenwood, Neil Johnston, Mark Waggoner and Caine O'Rear. All were ranked in the publication.

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Monday, Jun 24th, 2019
Alabama Equal Pay Act, signed by Governor Ivey on June 11


The new law creates a state law cause of action for pay discrimination on the basis of sex or race, with exceptions for reasons such as seniority and production.

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