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

Many thanks to Jackie Garcell for handling my case. She was very professional and helpful, always ready to answer on any of my questions and she made me feel protected from day one until now. She proved that justice is equal to everybody! Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina and Winkleman are more then recommended from my side.

Aleksandar Novakovic March 26, 2020

This is the best law firm. The guidance, support and resolution given is top, the best!
Special thanks to Ms. Sylvia Grimaldi! who was with me the whole time, she cares about the case and the person. Her kindness, knowledge and positivism builds trust and hope through the case time. The best work environtment.

Another big plus this firm has is that they are bilingual.
This law firm makes you feel like an important client.

Oscar Campos March 23, 2020

Sometimes you experience difficulties and even tough times to come back. Never give up when the going gets tough, because life will reward you with a Beautiful Gift. All you need to do is have faith in people who are helping you. This was the example set by Mr. Alsina and the always soft spoken lady Ms. Grimaldi.

I wish to give 10 stars, but the limit is only 5 stars.

Samrat Sanjib Sarkar March 23, 2020

Helped me out in my time of need, very professional and courteous. I would definitely recommend them to anyone and would not hesitate to call again if needed, thanks Carol!!!

Alan Daniels March 7, 2020

After a very harrowing experience aboard the NCL Breakaway, my husband and I decided to contact Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. We dealt directly with Marc Weiner, Esq. He handled our case very professionally, competently and timely. We are very happy with the settlement we received. We would highly recommend this law firm without reservation.

Carole Barrowman February 27, 2020

Daniel is a very sharp professional Maritime attorney who navigated me through uncharted waters post a serious injury that happened aboard a vessel. His expertise and willingness to go the extra mile was greatly appreciated. I would highly recommend his services to anyone seeking a confident and sharp maritime attorney.

Kevin Thompson February 20, 2020

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