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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.



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Thursday, Aug 31st, 2017
Mobile Office Location Announces Move


Hand Arendall will be relocating its current Mobile offices to Merchants Plaza renewing its commitment to downtown Mobile.

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Thursday, Aug 24th, 2017
Hand Arendall Recognized in Chambers USA


The Firm was recognized as a top firm in Banking & Finance and Labor & Employment. Also, Preston Bolt, Ginger Gaddy and Nick Greenwood were all recognized by the publication as top attorneys in public finance.

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Sunday, Aug 20th, 2017
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Thursday, Jul 20th, 2017
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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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