Chambers Global 2018 recognized both Blank Rome LLP and John D. Kimball, Partner and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Maritime & International Trade practice group, as leaders in Shipping: Litigation—Global-wide.
Chambers Global: Blank Rome has “a well-regarded shipping litigation practice, with considerable expertise in dealing with high-profile disputes, as well as maritime arbitration. Handles a wide range of issues, including casualties, charter party disputes, bankruptcy and environmental matters. Acts for a mix of owners, operators, charterers, financial institutions and shipyards. Respected both within the USA and internationally for its deep industry knowledge.” Sources add that the Firm is “one of the best in America … I consider them to be the top shipping firm in the States.’”
Chambers Global: “Sources consider John to be ‘one of the best.’ He leads the firm’s maritime and international trade group and has a wealth of experience in a variety of shipping disputes. Sources describe him as ‘a very notable lawyer’ and ‘incredibly well known and connected.’”
Additionally, Blank Rome Partner Grant E. Buerstetta was ranked in Capital Markets: Securitisation—USA and Partner Anthony B. Haller was ranked in Labour & Employment—USA, for their leading industry knowledge and legal practices.
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All referenced quotes and commentaries were published in Chambers Global 2018.