Shipping Industry Maritime Expert 22035 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a practicing attorney and consultant specializing in Maritime Cases; Stevedoring & Terminal Operations. My expertise includes: Cargo Claims; Bill of Lading; Regulation of the Shipping Industry; Vessel Operations; Maritime Liens; Ocean Common Carriage; Trucking Regulations; Warehouse Liens; Warehouse Operations; Tariffs; Port Tariffs; Freight Tariffs; Freight Collection; Maritime LABOR Contracts; Stevedoring Contracts; Terminal Lease Agreements; Port Assignments; Preferential Assignment Agreements; and Demurrage. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Freight claims (ocean, trucking, rail); Damaged cargo claims (over, short, damaged); Stevedoring claims; Transportation law/regulation; Maritime; Admiralty; Ocean service contracts; Port leases (preferential assignment agreements).

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Stevedoring and terminal service agreements; Port facilities agreement negotiations; Transportation company joint ventures; Ocean service contracts; Merger/acquisitions.


JDLawWestern State College of Law
BSBusiness AdministrationCalifornia State University Long Beach

Licenses Certifications

California State Bar
Washington D.C. Bar

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases