Admiralty and Maritime Law

McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya, P.A. represents numerous commercial pleasure cruise carriers on a wide variety of litigation matters, and serves as appointed defense trial and appellate counsel to several of the largest passenger cruise lines in the world. Our expertise also includes litigation involving commercial and pleasure fishing, yachting matters, maritime and aviation issues and admiralty personal injury defense matters, including Jones Act, DOHSA, and other federal subject matter litigation.

The firm is also skilled in more specialized matters such as excess and reinsurance law, actions involving maritime liens, purchase-sale transactions from both buyers' and sellers' perspectives and issues surrounding maritime and aviation cargo.

Mr. McIntosh and Ms. Cartaya head up the firm's Admiralty and Maritime services division. The firm is well versed in all matters faced by the maritime industry, and has practiced worldwide in this arena.