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With offices in Alabama and Florida, Hand Arendall Harrison Sale has played an important role in the Gulf Coast’s maritime industries for many decades. The lawyers in our Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group represent a broad range of clients in all types of maritime regulatory, transactional and litigation matters, and we have developed a reputation for providing strategic, forward-thinking and cost-effective legal representation in the admiralty and maritime law areas.

We Offer Deep Experience in the Areas of Admiralty & Maritime Law

Companies involved in the maritime industries face unique legal challenges. At Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, we help our clients overcome these challenges so that they can pursue their business objectives with confidence. We represent individuals, foreign and domestic companies, financial institutions, insurance companies and insureds, and state and local government entities, and our experience includes providing advice and representation for clients such as:

  • Cargo owners
  • Fishing industry companies
  • Hull underwriters and other marine insurance companies
  • Inland, harbor and offshore towing companies
  • Marinas
  • Maritime lenders
  • Maritime suppliers
  • Offshore oil field companies
  • Pilots
  • Protection and indemnity mutual insurance associations (P&I clubs)
  • Shipbuilders and vessel repairers
  • Stevedores and terminal operators
  • Vessel owners, operators and charterers

Clients in the maritime industries can encounter a multitude of legal issues in their day-to-day operations. The lawyers in our Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group help our clients make informed decisions focused on mitigating their risk and advancing their strategic business priorities without undue burdens or unexpected hurdles. This includes, but is not limited to, providing advice and representation for matters including:

  • Administrative hearings and other regulatory matters
  • Cargo claims
  • Charter party disputes
  • Collision claims
  • Commercial contract drafting and negotiations
  • Commercial litigation
  • Customs and immigration matters
  • Environmental compliance, response, and litigation
  • Financing and maritime lien matters
  • Maritime and international transactions involving bills of lading and letters of credit
  • Marine insurance disputes
  • Offshore oil field disputes
  • Jones Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act disputes
  • Personal injury and wrongful death claim defense
  • Recreational boating accidents and disputes
  • Salvage disputes
  • Shipbuilding and vessel repair disputes

Speak with a Lawyer in Our Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group

If you would like more information about the admiralty and maritime law practice at Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, please contact Practice Group Chair Paul Beckmann or any of the other lawyers in the Practice Group.