Gallo Vitucci Klar’s maritime and admiralty practice focuses on the defense of commercial and recreational vessel casualties, merchant mariner licensing, property/vessel damage and personal injury defense.

Our attorneys have vast experience at navigating their clients through the complex maze of recreational and commercial maritime casualties and their aftermath; including but not limited to:

  • vessel collisions and allisions
  • vessel groundings
  • passenger/crew personal injury
  • limitation of liability actions
  • charter party agreements
  • port state control inspections
  • maritime contracts
  • maritime insurance coverage and contracts
  • cargo disputes
  • administrative practice
  • United States Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board investigations

Our attorneys are also highly experienced in defending licensed mariners at United States Coast Guard suspension and revocation proceedings, and at State Pilot Commission investigations and hearings.

GVK’s Maritime Emergency Response Team (MERT) stands ready to provide a 24/7 emergency response team to investigate large vessel claims and catastrophic maritime causalities.

Our attorneys include a former United States Coast Guard officer, Richard Gonzalez, who has the knowledge and experience to provide our clients with unique, realistic, well-rounded legal advice and defense.

To provide our clients with the best maritime coverage, Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP has experienced attorneys admitted in multiple venues and that handle cases in New York, New Jersey, and multiple Federal Courts.

Click here for our Maritime And Admiralty Practice Group Overview.