Award Winning Maritime Lawyers

If you have been injured or victimized in a maritime-related accident, finding an experienced attorney to represent you is very important. At Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., our experienced, award-winning maritime lawyers provide legal services that encompass all types of maritime and admiralty litigation. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience in handling accidents involving all types of watercraft, including cruise ships, boats, yachts, and commercial vessels. Our legal team can help you determine the strength of your claim, the applicable laws governing your case, and the appropriate legal jurisdiction your claim falls under. Moreover, Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A offers free, confidential case evaluations, and our exclusive team of award-winning lawyers provides legal representation to a diverse clientele from all over the world.

Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English

Charles R. Lipcon

Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms (US News)
SuperLawyers
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Club
Million Dollar Advocates Club
Concentration
Maritime Law
Experience
48 Years
Notable Verdict
$25.8 million for an engine room worker on a cargo ship (Houston, Texas Federal Court)
Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English

Jason R. Margulies

Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms (US News)
SuperLawyers
Concentration
Cruise Ship Rape and Sexual Assault
Experience
26 Years
Notable Verdict
Handled more El Faro cases than any other lawyer in the world, and resolved them all collectively for approximately $10 million
Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English and Spanish

Ricardo V. Alsina

Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms (US News)
Concentration
Injured Crewmembers/ Seafarer Rights
Experience
28 Years
Notable Verdict
$3.3 million for a Honduran seaman that lost his foot
Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English

Michael A. Winkleman

Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Law Firms (US News)
SuperLawyers
Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017
Concentration
Cruise Ship Catastrophic Injury & Cruise Ship Sexual Assault
Experience
12 Years
Notable Verdict
$4.4 million for a Longshoreman injured at Port Miami (Walker v FPL)
Locations Served
Florida, California, Massachusetts
Languages Spoken
English

Carol L. Finklehoffe

Awards
Admiralty & Maritime Law Certified Specialist (CA)
Concentration
Crew & passenger personal injury, wrongful death and sexual assault claims
Experience
25 Years
Notable Verdict
$15,500,000 personal injury case
Locations Served
Florida and Colorado
Languages Spoken
English and Spanish

Jacqueline Garcell

Awards
Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in Florida in 2017
Concentration
Cruise Ship Sexual Assaults and Shore Excursion Accidents
Experience
5 Years
Notable Verdict
$2.6 million – cruise ship passenger injured in cruise ship's water park area
Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English

Marc Weiner

Awards
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
Concentration
Maritime / Admiralty personal injury – crew and passenger claims.
Experience
5+ Years
Notable Verdict
Anthem of the Seas hurricane sailing incident – Confidential $$
Locations Served
Worldwide
Languages Spoken
English

Andrew Freedman

Awards
Concentration
Maritime & admiralty personal injury
Experience
7 Years
Notable Verdict
Locations Served
Florida
Languages Spoken
English

Daniel Grammes

Awards
CALI Book Award for: Civil Procedure; Appellate Advocacy; Professional Responsibility; Payment Systems; and Conflicts of Law
Concentration
Passenger and Crew Claims
Experience
3 Years
Notable Verdict
Locations Served
Florida
Languages Spoken
Spanish

Stefanie Black

Awards
Book Awards for Florida Civil Procedure; Negotiations, and Law School Clinic
Concentration
Maritime & Admiralty Personal Injury
Experience
5 Years
Notable Verdict
18 trial wins for The State of Florida

 

Our Maritime Lawyers Fight for the Rights of Those Injured at Sea

The maritime lawyers at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. all come from unique legal backgrounds and possess an unmatched level of legal skill and expertise. Our legal team uses their superior legal acumen to provide legal representation to a broad spectrum of clients that have been injured at sea including:

  • passengers
  • crew members
  • seafarers’ unions
  • cruise line employees
  • seamen

Our scope of practice encompasses legal and administrative rights, medical treatment, cruise ship sexual assault cases, and maritime accident compensation available under United States law, and we have represented plaintiffs in cases against most of the major cruise lines.

Maritime Lawyers that Aren’t Afraid to go to Trial

At Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., we have handled thousands of maritime matters, and our lawyers have a long history of being industry-shaping advocates for ship safety, seamen’s rights, responsible cruising, and holding professional mariners who represent themselves to the cruising public as common carriers accountable for their actions. We have brought over 200 trials to verdict in state and federal courts, and our team has recovered millions on behalf of clients injured or victimized in cases related to the sea.

At Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. our maritime lawyers are dedicated to providing the highest level of client care possible. We consider high-quality client service to be an essential part of the excellence in our firm’s pledge of “integrity first, compassion, and excellence in all we do.” In keeping with our pledge, every maritime lawyer on our team ensures that each client receives individualized one-on-one legal counsel and advice, superior legal representation, and an unmatched client experience.

International Representation

Our firm is proud to represent clients internationally, and as part of our dedication to providing our international clients with the most effective legal services possible, we operate the multi-lingual practice. This aspect of our practice allows our maritime lawyers to represent plaintiffs who reside domestically in the United States, as well as those who live abroad.

If you or someone you love has been searching for a maritime lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact our firm today at 888-311-9929, for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

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