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On behalf of The Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA), I am pleased to welcome you to the MLA website. The MLA is proud to provide information about our membership and other matters of legal interest to the worldwide maritime community. We thank you for your interest in our association and its activities and invite your suggestions for posting on our site.
- David J. Farrell, Jr. President

About the Maritime Law Association of the United States ( MLA )

About the MLA

The objectives of the Association shall be to advance reforms in the Maritime Law of the United States, to facilitate justice in its administration, to promote uniformity in its enactment and interpretation, to furnish a forum for the discussion and... [Read More]

Our Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA) Members

Our Members

The MLA is a professional organization concerned with improvements in the maritime law, which stands ready to be of help to those interested in this area of law. Our members are law students, lawyers, industry representatives, judges, and more. [Read More]

Join the Our Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA)

Join the MLA

Founded in 1899, the Maritime Law Association of the United States is the oldest and most recognized maritime legal organization in the United States, furthering the understanding and advancement of maritime law among lawyers, scholars, and maritime industries. [Read More]

News

Associate Attorney Position – Lennon Murphy & Phillips, LLC

Small law firm in Fairfield County, CT seeks to hire a lawyer with 2-4 years’ experience to work within maritime, Read More

MLA Virtual Fall 2020 Meetings – October 29,30 & November 2, 4, 5, 6

Due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, our 2020 Fall Meeting — including all Committee Meetings — will again be held Read More

New resource – Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR)

New Resource – Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic WHSR has put together a Read More

Senior Trial Maritime Attorney – OneBeacon Insurance Group

Employment Opportunity – Senior Trial Maritime Attorney – OneBeacon Insurance Group  Job Description: This is a senior attorney position in Read More

Rear Admiral Melissa Bert profiled in Vanguard Law Magazine

Rear Admiral Melissa Bert, Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel of the Coast Guard, was recently profiled in Vanguard Law Read More

Senior Claims Examiner – Markel

Markel is seeking candidates for the position of Senior Claims Examiner handling recreational marine/first party personal lines property damage claims Read More

Link to New Message Board

Here is a link to the new message board.  We will be posting offers of assistance for members dealing with Read More