Blank Rome LLP

Douglas Shoemaker

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Douglas Shoemaker focuses on maritime transactions and litigation, advising on topics including personal injury, property damage, pollution, onboard investigations, navigational error, the Jones Act, stevedoring accidents, cargo damage defense, general average, charterparty negotiation and drafting, arbitration, vessel construction and flagging, purchase and sale, and M&A. He defends personal injury and property damage cases in state and federal courts and defends and prosecutes maritime seizure proceedings. He negotiates and drafts maritime agreements, including vessel construction, purchase and sale; time, voyage and bareboat charterparties; towage; contracts of affreightment; bills of lading; master services agreements; terms/conditions; and indemnity/insurance provisions. www.blankrome.com/DShoemaker.