Named Lawyer of the Year In Admiralty & Maritime
Named Lawyer of the Year In Admiralty & Maritime
Because We Care
Because We Care
In 1971, Charles Lipcon founded this law firm because he wanted to help people who were treated unfairly by the cruise ship industry. We know how it feels to have been mistreated and we are here to listen and to help
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A Record of Success
A Record of Success
Over $300 Million recovered for our clients*
3,000+ Cases concluded successfully
165 Years combined experienceRead more
Trusted for our Expertis
Trusted for our Expertise
The firm national media outlets turn to for cruise ship and maritime matters.
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Lawyer of the Year: Charles R. Lipcon

Attorney Charles R. Lipcon has been named Lawyer of the Year in Admiralty & Maritime by US News & World Report for 2020. This achievement culminates a long career of successes, honors and accolades as one of the preeminent maritime attorneys in the United States. An extremely experienced maritime lawyer, Mr. Lipcon is responsible for numerous landmark cases, has been featured on national news more than 50 times, and has written a top 30 travel book on Amazon – Unsafe on the High Seas.

Mr. Lipcon has also been named to Best Lawyers in America, his firm is named to Best Law Firms by US News & World Report, he is a SuperLawyer as well as a member of the Multi-Million Advocates Forum and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

America’s Top Maritime Law Firm

Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. is comprised of attorneys that are nationally-recognized industry leaders in the field of maritime and admiralty law. Our team of lawyers has over a century of combined experience, has successfully handled over 3,000 cases, and has recovered over 300 million dollars in damages for our clients! Our is a tradition of excellence and integrity that dates back to 1971.

By focusing exclusively on maritime and admiralty personal injury claims against cruise lines and other boat owners, our maritime injury attorneys have been able to provide aggressive legal representation to passengers and crew members that have been injured on ships all over the world. The fact is, all of our cruise ship accident lawyers have a diverse and unique legal skill set that they have employed to initiate and resolve a plethora of different types of maritime and admiralty claims across the United States. In fact, our attorneys have successfully represented a wide array of passengers and crew members who were injured due to accidents, assaults, or illnesses on cruise ships, tankers, motorboats, personal watercraft, and many other types of vessels.

Award Winning Attorneys

Moreover, we are the only plaintiffs maritime and cruise ship firm in the United States that has been named in the “Best Law Firms” by US News & World Report on a national level, and we are proud to announce that US News & World Report has named four of our attorneys as “Best Lawyers.” It’s achievements such as these that have earned us the reputation as America’s leading maritime lawyers.

A Record of Success

Our willingness to take cases to trial and our proven track record of success has allowed our attorneys to gain a reputation as aggressive, results-oriented legal advocates in the legal community. This unwavering pursuit of justice has given our lawyers the ability to prevail against entities with significant resources at their disposal, so if you or a loved one have been injured or assaulted at sea, let us put our experience to work for you.


The Only Cruise Ship Law Firm in America with Four “Best Lawyers”

Charles R. Lipcon

Charles R. Lipcon is the firm’s founder and one of the preeminent maritime attorneys in the United States. Mr. Lipcon …

Jason R. Margulies

Jason R. Margulies

Jason R. Margulies is a board-certified admiralty and maritime lawyer, as well as a co-managing partner of Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina …

Ricardo V. Alsina

Ricardo V. Alsina

Ricardo (Rick) V. Alsina is an accomplished maritime attorney at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. An active trial lawyer, …

Michael A. Winkleman

Michael A. Winkleman is one of the nation’s top maritime lawyers. An active trial and appellate attorney, Mr. Winkleman is …

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Hear What Our Clients Have To Say

I strongly recommend this law firm to handle your case. From day one, they treated me as if I was their only client. They listened to my concerns and resolved this case in my favor. I want to personally thank Marc Weiner, Mr. Winkleman, and those behind the scenes for your untiring help!

Keith Ice February 3, 2020

I want to thank attorney Jason R. Margulies immensely. You are very good and persistent and strong in these cases and I was also in contact and with Sylvia Grimaldi Thanks for all the support she has given me. Thanks to you and all your staff for always giving me support, always in good benefit for me and the case, I feel immensely pleased with you for all the work you have done and I want to thank you especially for your excellent work. They have the best lawyers and they speak English and Spanish.

Reina Méndez January 23, 2020

I am very grateful to this law firm for giving me justice and being very co-operative throughout the entire proceedings of my case. My special thanks to Mr Alsina, Miss Ligia and Mrs Sylvia for their continuous efforts and hard work running behind my case. I will suggest this law firm to all looking in for justice. This firm is very professional and dedicated towards their clients. Thanking all once again.

BENSON FERNANDES January 10, 2020

I have been very pleased with the service received from my attorney Mr. Michael Winkleman. Great job and thank you again for your help.

Dalibor Colakovic December 17, 2019

The best law firm! I would like to thank you for your hard work and your help resolving my case. I specially want to thanks to Andrew Freedman who was so patient and professional all the time. He exceed my expectations! Strongly recommend this firm, very satisfied with them.

Bojana Andjelic December 14, 2019

It was awesome working with you

Sam Van Dyke December 12, 2019

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