Experience  /  Admiralty & Maritime

Representative Transactions

Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) in successfully dismissing National Casualty Company�s claim that Lockheed Martin was barred from pursuing its insurable loss based upon a one year statute of limitation.

Successfully represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), a large multinational naval and aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company, in a five week jury trial in which the jury returned a verdict of $4.2 million, including attorney fees in favor of Lockheed Martin. The dispute was with Lockheed Martin�s insurance carrier over whether, and to what extent, the insurance company would cover the costs of repairs to a vessel owned by Lockheed Martin.

Represented CISPRI Partners LP, the Cook Inlet spill response organization, in connection with its purchase of a 147-foot oil spill response vessel to be used in the company�s operations in Alaska.

Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation in a transaction whereby two SLICE Crew Transport Vessels were built for PEMEX, Mexico�s national oil company. The vessels will transport workers and cargo to the Gulf of Mexico �s Campeche Basin Oil Field.
Successfully represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), a large multinational naval and aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company, in a five week jury trial in which the jury returned a verdict of $4.2 million, plus interest, in favor of Lockheed Martin. The dispute was with Lockheed Martin�s insurance carrier over whether, and to what extent, the insurance company would cover the costs of repairs to a vessel owned by Lockheed Martin. The verdict included both the full repair costs and legal fees and expenses.

Represented a large defense contractor in connection with a ship building agreement with several major American shipyards.

Successfully represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), a large multinational aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company, in a multi-million dollar, multi-year case involving the ownership of and payment for two cutting-edge sea vessels built by Lockheed Martin. The vessels had a value in excess of $35 million.

Represented Goldstar Maritime a maritime affiliate of Tesoro Corporation, before a panel of arbitrators in a dispute with a contract cargo shipping concern with Seabulk Tankers, Inc. over liability for contamination of cargo. The arbitrators unanimously found for our client in assigning liability to Seabulk Tankers, Inc.

Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation in the resolution of a $20 million dispute with a shipyard concerning the construction of a research vessel for the United States Navy Sea Systems Command which donated the vessel to the University of Hawaii for oceanographic research missions.

Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) in successfully dismissing National Casualty Company’s claim that Lockheed Martin was barred from pursuing its insurable loss based upon a one year statute of limitation.

Represented Lantern Maritime Company, a tanker ship business, in connection with a default by an international shipping company that leased a chemical tanker from our client. RKR procured an attachment of assets of the defaulting party in Connecticut, arrested a vessel of the defaulting party in Texas, and achieved a settlement in favor of our client.

Successfully represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), a large multinational naval and aerospace manufacturer and advanced technology company, in a five week jury trial in which the jury returned a verdict of $4.2 million, plus interest, in favor of Lockheed Martin. The dispute was with Lockheed Martin’s insurance carrier over whether, and to what extent, the insurance company would cover the costs of repairs to a vessel owned by Lockheed Martin. The verdict included both the full repair costs and legal fees and expenses.
Represented Goldstar Maritime, a maritime affiliate of Tesoro Corporation; before a panel of arbitrators in a dispute with a contract cargo shipping concern with Seabulk Tankers, Inc. over liability for contamination of cargo. The arbitrators unanimously found for our client in assigning liability to Seabulk Tankers, Inc.
Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) in the resolution of a $20 million dispute with a shipyard concerning the construction of a research vessel for the United States Navy Sea Systems Command which donated the vessel to the University of Hawaii for oceanographic research missions.
Represented CISPRI Partners LP, the Cook Inlet spill response organization, in connection with its purchase of a 147-foot oil spill response vessel to be used in the company’s operations in Alaska.
Represented Lockheed Martin Corporation in a transaction whereby two SLICE Crew Transport Vessels were built for PEMEX, Mexico’s national oil company. The vessels will transport workers and cargo to the Gulf of Mexico ’s Campeche Basin Oil Field.