Admiralty & Maritime
Frilot LLC is recognized as one of the leading maritime firms in the Gulf South. The Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group has been privileged to represent clients in state and federal courts throughout the Gulf Coast Region, and before arbitration tribunals around the country and internationally. From single personal injury claims to multi-million dollar disasters, our attorneys are known for their willingness, readiness and ability to handle cases, even against the most formidable opponents. The Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group has the experience and technical expertise to get the results our clients demand.
The firm represents a variety of maritime clients, including tug and barge owners and operators, ocean-going vessel owners, operators and charterers, marine surveyors, steamship agents, oil companies, offshore vessel operators and oil field service companies, as well as domestic and international P & I clubs and insurers, and handles many types of maritime disputes, including:
Jones Act Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Claims
Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Claims
Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Claims
Limitation of Liability Act Proceedings
In addition, firm attorneys have expertise in utilizing the specialized maritime remedies to obtain security for foreign arbitration awards, as well as in litigating the enforceability of defense, indemnity and additional assured provisions contained in Master Service Agreements routinely executed between oilfield producers and their contractors.
Andrew S. deKlerk
W. Jacob Gardner, Jr.