Vedder Price

Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Well known for offering advice across a broad scope of shipping finance matters, including in leveraged leases, operating lease charters, sale and leaseback transactions and government-supported and guaranteed financing. Sought after by a host of foreign and domestic owners, operators, lenders and government agencies. Practice also includes ship registration across a number of open registry jurisdictions.

Strengths According to commentators, Vedder Price is "well known for ship leasing work" and has "excellent industry experience."

Notable practitioners

"Outstanding lawyer" Francis Nolan represents all parties in vessel manufacture, financing and lease. His financing expertise covers a wide variety of assets, including drill rigs and containers as well as ships. He is valued by clients for his "years of practice in the field," according to a source.