Admiralty/Maritime Litigation

Benefit from a depth of maritime legal experience.

Our Expertise

Goodsill’s Admiralty/Maritime Group is proud to offer one of the most comprehensive admiralty and maritime legal advice in Hawai‘i. Our admiralty and maritime lawyers have handled complex and high profile issues and cases for both U.S. and foreign clients. Our maritime team has experience in representing maritime insurers, vessel owners, and marine related entities.

We have represented major shipping and cruise lines as well as owners, charterers, domestic insurers and numerous London and foreign underwriters and P&I clubs in Hawai‘i and the Pacific in matters relating to: Jones Act defense, passenger claims, ADA claims, allisions, collisions, vessel arrests, cargo claims and death cases on the high seas or in territorial waters, charter parties, coverage issues, environmental claims, pollution response, freight contracts, General Average, labor and employment matters, LHWCA, liens, maritime financing, purchase and leasing agreements, salvage and towage, strandings, workout agreements, vessel fires and similar issues relating to tour, pleasure and excursion crafts.

Goodsill makes use of new technologies for fast and efficient communications with worldwide clients. Our rapid response capability in investigating claims provides our clients with valuable early information with which to effectively evaluate and handle incidents and potential claims. Our commitment to the admiralty and maritime industry is demonstrated, not only by active involvement in the practice, but also by participation in industry groups, seminars, and conferences.