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Blank Rome LLP

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What the team is known for

Blank Rome is a well-regarded shipping litigation practice, with considerable expertise in dealing with high-profile disputes, as well as maritime arbitration. It is respected both within the USA and internationally for its deep industry knowledge. The law firm offers:
• Notable expertise in handling a wide range of issues, including casualties, charter party disputes, bankruptcy and environmental matters.
• Experience acting for a mix of owners, operators, charterers, financial institutions and shipyards.
• Additional strength advising on shipping issues as they intersect with environmental litigation.

Strengths

A market commentator reports: "Their commercial knowledge of the maritime industry is extremely deep."

Notable practitioners

John Kimball is a highly experienced, New York-based practitioner who offers considerable expertise in advising international clients on complex shipping litigation and arbitration matters.

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John D Kimball
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