From our nation’s inland waterways to the Gulf of Mexico to around the globe, the clients of Melchiode Marks King confront a wide array of maritime issues and the law and regulations that affect their operations. Our firm is with them to provide advice and, when necessary, representation. The attorneys at MMK are experienced and have been recognized as being among the best admiralty lawyers in New Orleans, a city long known for being an international maritime hub. Our clients include both brown and blue water shipping interests, offshore services companies, ship builders and repairers, oilfield and energy contractors, stevedoring businesses and owners of vessels.

Melchiode Marks King assists clients in state and federal courts and administrative forums throughout the Gulf South and beyond in cases involving the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act, claims of vessel negligence, allisions and collisions, environmental emergencies and the general maritime law. We understand our clients’ businesses and can adeptly represent them whether in litigation or the formation and negotiation of maritime contracts. Maritime businesses and their insurers can rely upon MMK to respond quickly to accidents with investigation and on site representation. Thereafter, our attorneys provide a customized approach to bring claims to cost-effective and just resolution.