Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a distinct legal practice that governs commerce on navigable and international waterways. These matters can range from marine commerce and navigation to transportation of passengers by sea, to jurisdiction over coastal waters.
With a combined 65 plus years of experience, our maritime attorneys regularly handle cases involving personal injury, property damage, collision, allision, cargo loss, environmental damages, passenger injury, Limitation Act matters, salvage claims and immigration issues.
Representative clients include English, Scandinavian and Japanese Protection & Indemnity Clubs as well as an assortment of Domestic Ocean Marine underwriters and numerous Great Lakes shipping companies directly. Our attorneys have also handled numerous cases involving the Port of Detroit and Ports in the Great Lakes.
- FMCSA Expands and Extends Hours of Service and Other Exemptions in Response to COVID-19, Association of Transportation Law Professionals (ATLP), April 27, 2020
- Liddane Elected Foster Swift Shareholder, Southfield Chamber, January 19, 2018
- Foster Swift Expands Transportation Practice with Addition of Maritime Law Attorneys Richard Dietz and Michael Liddane, August 3, 2016