The firm has a substantial practice defending marine construction companies, primarily in the area of personal injury, having successfully tried several cases and argued several successful appeals in the area of marine construction litigation, with a particular focus on the interplay between federal maritime personal injury law and state remedies available to marine construction workers.  Through its efforts, the firm has been able to create new law benefiting marine construction companies and their insurers in this burgeoning area of maritime personal injury litigation.  See e.g., Gravatt v. City of New York, 226 F.3d 108 (2d Cir. 2000), cert. denied 532 U.S. 957 (2001); Mulhern v. Manhasset Bay Yacht Club, 22 AD 3d 470 (NY App. Div. 2nd Dept. 2008); Collado v. City of New York, 72 AD 3d 458 (NY App. Div. 1st Dept. 2010); Daza v. Pile Foundation 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172362 (S.D.N.Y. 2013).