Steering Justice in Navigable Waters
The maritime and offshore drilling industries are the heartbeat of the Gulf Coast, powering not only its economy but also its cultural identity. Regrettably, those who drive this critical industry—from businesses to individual workers—can find themselves facing physical and economic harm. At Smith & Fawer, we are deeply attuned to the unique challenges and intricacies of maritime law and committed to ensuring your needs are met.
Maritime law is a specialized field with its own set of norms, regulations, and challenges. Our expertise spans a wide range of maritime issues, including:
- Environmental concerns and compliance in maritime settings
- Rights and protections for maritime workers, including under the Jones Act
- Litigation arising from offshore incidents, including blow-outs
- Contractual and construction disputes related to vessels and maritime infrastructure