In addition to its well-respected trusts and estates practice, the firm also specializes in admiralty and maritime matters. In its maritime law practice it has successfully handled all manner of cases involving marine claims, marine insurance coverage, vessel casualty investigation, groundings, sinkings, collisions, personal injury, wrongful death, oil pollution, salvage, charterparty disputes, cargo loss and damage, maritime arrest and attachment, vessel purchase and sale, terminal operator liability, and U.S. Coast Guard disputes. LM&L has worked for and has been approved by most of the world’s P&I clubs and various domestic underwriters. It currently represents vessel owners and charterers from every corner of the globe. In this regard, the lawyers of LM&L are internationally recognized as specialists in admiralty law and maritime commerce.
The firm also provides personalized service to its local clients throughout New York and New England. LM&L has worked for many of the region’s insurance companies to defend their assureds in wide-ranging cases involving, for example, marina liability, construction accidents, personal injury, salvage and products liability.
Our attorneys are committed to excellence in several complimentary areas of law, both contentious and non-contentious fields, and service a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals. In its business and insurance law practices, it is routinely called upon to provide legal advice in respect of commercial contracts and insurance policies.
The firm is developing a family law practice to provide personal and caring representation to individuals who seek dissolution of marriage, child custody and adoption.
In its emerging immigration law practice, LM&L provides effective representation to individuals seeking work visas, U.S. citizenship and permanent residency.