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Blank Rome LLP

405 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10174-0208, USA
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Work +212 885 5000
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John Kimball

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Work +1.212.885.5259
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Blank Rome LLP

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Maritime

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John Kimball concentrates his practice in the areas of admiralty and maritime law and commercial litigation. He has more than 30 years’ experience both domestically and internationally and counsels clients regarding maritime matters, including:

  • maritime casualties, including ship collisions, sinkings, groundings, explosions, and fires
  • charterparty disputes
  • insurance coverage disputes
  • creditors’ rights
  • bankruptcy and insolvency
  • mass tort litigation
  • maritime environmental law, including oil spills
  • maritime salvage and general average cases
  • maritime piracy cases
  • general commercial litigation
For more information on Mr. Kimball, please click here to view his full biography


United States: Industry focus

Transport: shipping - litigation

Within: Leading lawyers

John Kimball - Blank Rome LLP

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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