Casey & Barnett LLC was founded in 1999 with the mission of providing clients personal, cost-effective and comprehensive legal services in the fields of Transportation, International Trade, Insurance and Commercial Law. In its founding Admiralty practice, Casey & Barnett specializes in all aspects of maritime law, including casualty, cargo, charter party, personal injury, marine insurance, general average, maritime liens, arrests and attachments and inland transportation law. The firm's other disciplines include a growing commercial practice covering warehouse and construction losses, immigration, real estate, employment law and general litigation.
Partners, Martin F. Casey, Gregory G. Barnett and Christopher M. Schierloh are graduates of maritime academies and have served onboard ocean and river vessels in deck and engineering capacities. They have significant experience in major international casualty investigation and litigation dealing with Courts throughout the world. The firm routinely handles operational and litigation matters for their clients and maintains an international network of vetted law firms, experts, surveyors and engineers that enables them to quickly and effectively address their client's needs. The firm's growth is a testament to its ability to effectively adapt to each client's legal objectives in the context of financial consideration and commercial expediency.
Headquartered in New York, with an office in New Jersey, our attorneys regularly engage in litigation, arbitration and mediations and have appeared in numerous Federal Courts throughout the United States.
The firm's clients include corporations, insurance companies, shipping companies, freight forwarders, produce companies, manufacturers and charterers that range from Fortune 500 companies to individuals that are located throughout the North, Central and South Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa.