Liskow is pleased to announce that the firm has been recommended in the 2023 Legal 500 United States guide for Industry focus – Transport: Shipping – Litigation and Regulation. Only 14 law firms were ranked in this area in the United States.
“Liskow‘s ‘outstanding admiralty lawyers‘ stand out for oil and gas-related maritime matters. The firm’s maritime practice also extends beyond the offshore sector to include inland and ocean carriers, along with maritime litigation and business law throughout the US, and the firm fields an experienced casualty response team. Recent disputes work encompassed offshore collisions, maritime liens, vessel construction work, and international sales and delivery of steel products, as well as toxic tort class actions, and personal injury claims arising from cargo loading and commercial dive operations. The team is co-led by New Orleans-based ‘strong trial advocate‘ Thomas Diaz and Michael Golemi, a go-to maritime lawyer in Houston. Other key New Orleans practitioners are Keith Jarrett, who is sought out by oil majors for Gulf of Mexico maritime cases; salvage and wreck removal specialist David Reisman; maritime defense expert Jill Willhoft; and Raymond Waid, whose experience includes acting as first chair trial counsel in maritime litigation,” says The Legal 500.
Elizabeth “Libby” McIntosh in New Orleans and Jody Schisel-Meslin in Houston were also listed as key lawyers on the maritime team.
“A strong collegiate approach means the right people and expertise are deployed as required. Real strength and depth in numbers.”Client Testimonial
“Fields a strong team in both shipping (wet and dry) and environmental issues.“Client Testimonial
“Liskow’s maritime section is unmatched for its experience and capabilities.“Client Testimonial
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