Jones Walker LLP

Jones Walker’s maritime attorneys represent domestic and international clients in foreign jurisdictions and throughout the United States, in state and federal courts, and before US and international arbitral bodies. We act as principal counsel for clients across the maritime industry, including the owners, operators and builders of ocean-going cargo vessels, cruise ships, and inland waterways towboats and barges; owners and operators of inland and coastal ports and terminals; companies engaged in the exploration, production and transmission of onshore and offshore oil, gas and wind energy; and hull, cargo, P&I, and general liability insurers.

With one of the largest groups of maritime-focused attorneys in the United States, Jones Walker is nationally ranked and recognized in marine finance, litigation, and regulatory as a leading law firm by national and international publications such as Chambers USA and The Legal 500.

Our diverse experience with all aspects of the maritime industry enables us to represent clients in transactional matters and related issues of business operations, in regulatory and government relations issues, and in complex, multidistrict litigation, arbitration, and mediation, as well as compliance with corporate, securities, labor and employment, health and safety, intellectual property, and other laws and regulations.

Please learn more here or contact IRPT Member:

James A. Kearns, Special Counsel
Chris Ulfers, Associate
L. Etienne Balart
Tommy Kurtz
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 5100
New Orleans, LA 70170
(314) 705-2680


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