Co-Chairs

Michael K. Bell

Partner
Blank Rome LLP (Houston, TX)

Gary English

Senior Counsel
Maersk Line, Limited (Norfolk, VA)

Speakers

Krista Fowler Acuña

Partner
Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel LLP (Miami, FL)

Hon. Carl J. Barbier

District Judge
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans, LA)

A View from the Admiralty Bench

February 25, 2019 4:30 pm

Michael K. Bell

Partner
Blank Rome LLP (Houston, TX)

Allen Black

Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP (Washington, D.C.)

Gavin R. Black

Corporate Counsel
Moran Shipping Agencies, Inc. (Providence, RI)

Hon. Walter Brudzinski

Chief Administrative Law Judge
U.S. Coast Guard (New York, NY)

A View from the Admiralty Bench

February 25, 2019 4:30 pm

Daniel Carr

Assistant General Counsel
Stolt-Nielsen (Houston, TX)

Kathleen Charvet

Director
Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith

Conte Cicala

Partner
Clyde & Co US LLP (San Francisco, CA)

Joseph A. Devall

Partner
Deutsch Kerrigan, L.L.P. (New Orleans, LA)

Ted Dimitry

First Vice President
Alliant Insurance Services (Houston, TX)

Susan Dorgan

Specialty Lines Recovery Lead Global Recovery Services
AIG (New York, NY)

Kenneth G. Engerrand

President
Brown Sims (Houston, TX)

Gary English

Senior Counsel
Maersk Line, Limited (Norfolk, VA)

Boriana Farrar

Vice President-Counsel Senior Claims Executive
American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association, Inc.

Erik D. Garza

Associate General Counsel
American Bureau of Shipping

ETHICS & PROFFESIONALISM Think Tank

February 26, 2019 3:30 pm

Frank J. Gonynor

Senior Claims Adviser
Gard (North America) Inc. (Houston, TX)

Jason Harris

Partner
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Wilmington, NC)

ETHICS & PROFFESIONALISM Think Tank

February 26, 2019 3:30 pm

Keith W. Heard

Partner
Lennon, Murphy & Phillips LLC (New York, NY)

Marc C. Hebert

Partner
Jones Walker LLP (New Orleans, LA)

Hon. David Hittner

District Judge
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (Houston, TX)

A View from the Admiralty Bench

February 25, 2019 4:30 pm

Joseph Hughes

Owner, Chairman and CEO
The American P&I Club (New York, NY)

Dana LeDoux-Cortex

Senior Counsel
Phillips 66

Glenn Legge

Partner
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP (Houston, TX)

Utsav Mathur

Attorney
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP (Houston, TX)

Kalliopi Michalopoulou

Director, Claims & Insurance
Guardian Navigation Services Inc. (Scarsdale, NY)

John A. Miklus

President
American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU)

Marios J. Monopolis

Partner
Simms Showers LLP (Baltimore, MD)

A View from the Admiralty Bench

February 25, 2019 4:30 pm

André J. Mouledoux

Member
Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett LLC

Conor J. Murray

Head of Global Lines Claims – North America
AXA XL

Mike Nicaud

Senior Counsel
Hornbeck Offshore (Covington, LA)

Katharine F. Newman

Senior Counsel – Maritime
ConocoPhillips (Houston, TX)

Christopher Nolan

Partner
Holland & Knight LLP

Tony Odak

Chief Operating Officer
John W. Stone Oil Distributor LLC

Alexander C. Papandreou

Supervising Counsel, Enterprise Contracts Law Group
Chevron Upstream

Bruce G. Paulsen

Partner
Seward & Kissel LLP (New York, NY)

Christopher Raleigh

Member
Cozen O’Connor (New York, NY)

James Sanislow

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
Noble Drilling Services, Inc. (Houston, TX)

Hon. Thomas W. Snook (Ret.)

Former Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Coast Guard Arbitrator-Mediator
Snook Dispute Resolution (Coral Gables, FL)

Jonathan W. Thames

Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP (San Francisco, CA)

Miles C. Thomas

Shareholder
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard (New Orleans, LA)

Marcus R. Tucker

Partner
Phelps Dunbar LLP (Houston, TX)

Carleen Lyden Walker

Co-Founder/Executive Director
The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA)