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Maritime Law

Stepp & Sullivan’s office is ideally located in Houston, Texas, the busiest port in the United States. Being in Houston allows the attorneys of Stepp & Sullivan to provide representation in Houston, Galveston, Freeport, Beaumont/Port Author, Corpus Christi and Brownsville, Texas. The Port of Houston is also one of the largest ports in the United States, and the attorneys of Stepp & Sullivan are well versed in all maritime related incidents as a result.

Maritime matters require knowledgeable maritime attorneys. Maritime law has many special features which make it a specialized area of the law. The attorneys of Stepp & Sullivan handle all types of maritime matters, including Jones Act injuries, personal injury and death cases, longshoremen cases, collision and pollution cases, contractual issues as well as numerous other maritime related disputes.

Stepp & Sullivan has been involved in major disasters, along the Texas coast, including the collision and oil spill in Port Arthur in 2010, and the collision and oil spill in Galveston in 2014. The attorneys of Stepp & Sullivan have represented clients in personal injury and death cases, sinkings, fires, explosions and toxic exposure matters and are well versed in the specialized knowledge that is required to successfully handle maritime matters.

The attorneys of Stepp & Sullivan are involved in the Houston maritime community. They have been members of, and have held leadership positions in, numerous maritime related groups, including the Houston Mariners Club, Houston Propeller Club, and Offshore Energy Society.

For more information as to how Stepp & Sullivan can assist you, please contact us below or at 713-336-7200.