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Seward & Kissel's Maritime & Transportation Group Recognized by Chambers USA and The Legal 500 USA in their 2022 Rankings

June 16, 2022

Seward & Kissel is pleased to announce that Chambers USA 2022 has ranked the Firm's Maritime and Transportation Group for its expertise in Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance.

Michael Timpone, Edward Horton, Lawrence Rutkowski, and Gary Wolfe were also individually ranked for Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance.

The Group is recognized for its esteemed maritime finance practice regularly handling high-profile transactions for significant international clients. Well known for being highly capable in private equity, capital markets and complex commercial financing transactions. Offers further notable expertise in US flag, tax and bankruptcy matters. Utilized by entities operating in the shipping, offshore and logistics sectors.

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Seward & Kissel's Maritime and Transportation Group has also been recognized by The Legal 500 in the US 2022 Edition, for its expertise in Transport: Shipping – Finance.

Seward & Kissel LLP’s New York-based practice routinely advises public and private maritime companies, financial institutions and other industry participants on major financings. Acting for both borrowers and lenders, the team’s workload encompasses loans, finance leases, and alternative financing deals. It also assists with structured finance, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, credit support, and security interests in vessels in the US and US-influenced jurisdictions including the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Liberia and Vanuatu. Mike Timpone leads the maritime and transportation finance practice, while Keith Billotti and Edward Horton co-head the maritime and transportation capital markets and corporate securities group.


For more information about the Maritime and Transportation Group, please contact your primary attorney at Seward & Kissel.

The opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the firm or its clients, or any of its or their respective affiliates. This article is for general information purposes and is not intended to be and should not be taken as legal advice.


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