On June 16, 2017 President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum announcing changes in the U.S. policy toward Cuba. For a Client Alert addressing the possible impact of those policy changes on international shipping, please click here.
For the thirteenth consecutive year, Chambers USA has ranked Freehill Hogan & Mahar in the top tier of New York maritime law firms. Chambers USA 2017, released on May 26, 2017 once again lists the firm in the top tier, where FHM is joined by only one other firm. In... Read More
On March 26, 2017 the New York Times published the list of Top Women Attorneys in Metro New York, as compiled by the editors of Super Lawyers. Freehill Partner Gina Venezia was one of only three women listed in the “Transportation/Maritime” field. Ms. Venezia was first named to the list... Read More
On March 17, 2017 Chambers Global released their rankings for 2017. In the global-wide category of “Shipping – Litigation” Freehill partner Pete Gutowski was ranked as one of 24 leading shipping attorneys worldwide.
On March 15, 2017 Freehill partner Dan Fitzgerald gave a presentation entitled “Limitation of Liability for Tugboat Operators” at the 17th Annual Towing Industry Forum of the Maritime College of the State University of New York.
On March 15th and 16th, President Trump’s March 6th Executive Order prohibiting for 90 days the issuance of visas to the nationals of six designated countries was suspended by two separate Federal courts. For a Client Alert addressing the impact of the courts’ decisions, please click here.
On January 29, 2017 FHM partner Dan Fitzgerald gave a presentation at the annual Passenger Vessel Association convention in Seattle, Washington. Dan spoke on Crew Claims and U.S. Coast Guard Investigations.
On February 9, 2017 Freehill partner Tom Canevari was named as the exclusive winner of the 2017 Client Choice Award for New York in the field of Shipping and Transport Law. Attorneys can only be nominated for the Client Choice Awards by in-house corporate counsel, and winners are selected... Read More
As reported in our Client Alert of January 30th, on January 27, 2017 President Trump issued an Executive Order (“E.O.”) entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” This E.O. banned for 90 days any immigrant or non-immigrant entry into the U.S. of foreign citizens from... Read More