MINNEAPOLIS, June 2014 –Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Global Law Experts, the international legal reference guide, has named the firm the “Maritime Law Firm of the Year” in California in the medium-sized category.
The firm’s Admiralty and Maritime lawyers represent vessel owners and subrogated insurers. They prosecute and defend complex, multi-party catastrophe cases that involve damage to vessels, cargo, other property, or the environment due to groundings, collisions, allisions, or other errors in navigation or judgment. The lawyers also handle coverage disputes for all types of insurers such as hull, protection and indemnity, and other types of marine liability.
During the recommendations stage, Global Law Experts received more than 50,000 responses from business directors, in-house legal counsel, independent law firms, high net-worth individuals, bar associations, visitors to the GLE website and LinkedIn users. These recommendations were combined with GLE’s own independent research in order to create a shortlist of firms for each award. The shortlisted firms were judged on client testimonials, key cases from the past 12 months, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and the performance and standing of the team’s individual lawyers.