Admiralty & Maritime Law

Montgomery Barnett's admiralty practice group has well over 200 years of cumulative practice experience which gives the group in-depth and diversified expertise in maritime law. The firm is dedicated to providing marine insurers and other entities involved in maritime commerce with effective representation in a wide-range of maritime matters.

Montgomery Barnett has represented and counseled numerous clients in legal matters related to:

  • Collisions and allisons
  • Pollution
  • Marine Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Salvage
  • Cargo damage and recovery
  • Towage
  • Charter parties
  • Marine Finance and Transactions
  • General Average
  • Contracts of affreightment
  • Maritime arbitration
  • Maritime product liability
  • Construction and repair contracts
  • Personal injury claims
  • Wrongful death claims
  • Limitation of Liability Issues
  • Recovery of vessels and components

Montgomery Barnett's admiralty attorneys provide counseling and representation for clients involved in all aspects of maritime litigation. The firm can also provide experienced legal counsel to clients in the event of an investigation, inquiry or other hearing conducted by the United States Coast Guard or other governmental agencies.

Extensive Maritime Law Experience

For over 60 years, the admiralty and maritime attorneys at Montgomery Barnett have assisted numerous clients facing claims arising locally, nationally, and internationally. Because maritime casualties frequently occur on high seas, issues and claims arising out of such casualties can involve laws and regulations that cross international boundaries. It is vital that clients involved in such matters retain the representation of a firm that fully understands the multilateral complications involved in such maritime incidents. Montgomery Barnett has the broad range of expertise and experience to handle such matters.


Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. - Lawyer
Located at: 3300 Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70163

In Baton Rouge - One American Place 301 Main Street, Suite 1170 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70825
(504) 585-3200
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