Jay A. Hamad Named a Proctor in Admiralty by the Maritime Law Association of the United States

Jay A. Hamad, shareholder and co-chair of the Maritime Litigation Practice Group in the Manhattan office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been named a "Proctor in Admiralty" by the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA).

Founded in 1899, the MLA is devoted to advance reforms in the maritime law of the U.S. and to bring greater international harmony in the shipping laws, regulations and practices of different nations. The Proctor in Admiralty designation reflects the organization's most distinguished class of membership and is awarded only after candidates have met stringent professional and educational requirements.

Mr. Hamad’s legal experience encompasses all aspects of maritime law, marine construction, construction related litigation, commercial litigation, property damage litigation,  New York Labor Law and transportation law. He defends clients in maritime law claims involving the Jones Act, Longshore and Harbor Workers Act, and complex medical malpractice matters.

In addition to the MLA, Mr. Hamad is a member of the New York County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is a graduate of New York University and Rutgers University School of Law at Newark.