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Blank Rome LLP

717 TEXAS AVENUE, SUITE 1400, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
Tel:
Work +713 228 6601
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Fax +713 228 6605
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www.blankrome.com

Keith Letourneau

Tel:
Work +1.713.632.8609
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Blank Rome LLP

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Maritime

Position

Keith Letourneau focuses his practice on maritime and energy transactions and litigation matters, including:

  • contract negotiations and disputes
  • vessel arrests & attachments
  • collisions and allisions
  • oil and hazardous materials pollution
  • complex commercial litigation
  • OCSLA transactions and disputes
  • oilfield contracts
  • insurance coverage opinions
  • cargo damage

Mr. Letourneau’s government contract experience includes shipyard bid protests, labor standards disputes, appeals of contracting officers’ final decisions before boards of contract, as well as solicitation and bid reviews and evaluations. He has also defended document-intensive shipyard and oil rig repair contract disputes. For more information about Mr. Letourneau, please click here to view his full biography


United States: Industry focus

Transport: shipping - litigation

Within: Transport: shipping - litigation

Blank Rome LLP’s maritime group ‘stands out at the top of the league’. Headed by New York-based John Kimball, the litigation team handles shipping a maritime disputes nationwide and has particular expertise in maritime arbitration. In addition to representing ship owners in multiple cases of fatal crash litigation, the group has experience of maritime bankruptcies, treasure salvage cases, catastrophic environmental claims and maritime-related cybersecurity. In the Houston office, Michael Bell and Douglas Shoemaker represented Chevron in a Gulf Coast-related arbitration. Keith Letourneau is another Houston-based contact. Thomas Belknap practices in the New York office, while Emma Jones is a recommended associate in Washington DC.

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