Keith Letourneau, a co-chair of Blank Rome's Maritime and International Trade Practice Group, focuses on maritime and energy transactions and litigation, including: contract negotiations and disputes; vessel arrests and attachments; marine casualties; pollution incidents; OCSLA transactions and disputes; oilfield contracts; insurance coverage opinions; cargo damage; and personal injury claims. He served as trial attorney for the U.S. Coast Guard's Procurement Law Division and the U.S. Justice Department Civil Division’s Admiralty Section. He retired from the Coast Guard as a Commander in 1996. He was a founding shareholder of Bell, Ryniker & Letourneau before joining Blank Rome and has worked continuously in private practice in Houston for 20 years. www.blankrome.com/KLetourneau.