We deliver more than litigation strategies. We deliver solutions for businesses in the real world.”
Michael Conroy’s extensive litigation background, coupled with his years as in-house maritime counsel, uniquely qualify him to provide business advice, litigation strategy and counseling to corporate clients and underwriters emphasizing commercial practicalities. Besides providing a comprehensive understanding of the specific challenges that corporate clients and insureds face, Michael’s intuition and insight enable him to approach each case with a perspective that results in appropriate and effective solutions. Specifically, Attorney Conroy has extensive experience in the following:
Admiralty and Maritime Litigation
Statewide representation in state and federal courts of insurers and owners in many subject areas including passenger and crew (Jones Act) personal injury litigation; commercial litigation of vessel management agreements and broker listing agreements; vessel arrest, financing, and mortgage enforcement; products liability, and warranty litigation; defense of 905(b) actions; defense of personal watercraft rentals and liveries in personal injury and wrongful death litigation.
Maritime coverage opinions and coverage litigation; general defense of vessel owners, marine excursions, tour operators and marinas in personal injury and casualty matters.
Investigation and defense of owners in vessel casualties, fires, collisions, diving accidents, vessel fires, marine fires, and casualties.
Representation of owners, charterers, and operators in litigation and charter and contractual disputes and marine transportation agreements (private and public carriage, contracts of affreightment); representation of tug and towboat operators; freight collections; maritime lien enforcement and defense; bunker claims; Rule B, C, and D actions.
Counseling and representation in vessel groundings, collision, salvage, and cleanup; hull and machinery claims; representation of vessel owners, terminal, facility owners, tour operators, and underwriter.