Representative Matters

  • Bath Iron Works – Regulatory, labor, environmental and other matters
  • Various underwriters at Lloyds of London – wide ranging – personal injury action involving litigation and other activities in U.S., England, and Canada
  • In re Marine Hose Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1888 – as court-appointed co-lead counsel for a class direct purchasers of marine hose, Preti Flaherty has recovered $21.7 million in settlements.


  • British Underwriters – Represented Canadian shipyard in U.S. in personal injury and business loss litigation
  • Defended international shipping companies from creditor actions
  • General legal work, including corporate, regulatory and environmental, and litigation on behalf of a number of small shipyards and other waterfront businesses
  • Represented a number of banks in vessel foreclosures
  • Handled disputes over treasure salvage
  • Represented insured and insurers in oil pollution cases