Cargo ship in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California

Maritime / Longshore

Lindsay Hart is one of the few firms with expertise in maritime law and our reputation for excellence in this area is nationally recognized.


The firm’s specialists have extensive experience drafting charters, leases and other maritime commerce commercial contracts. Our attorneys have successfully defended countless Jones Act claims on behalf of insurance and marine companies.


For more than 50 years, Lindsay Hart has been closely involved in all aspects of maritime law in Oregon, beginning with its association with the Port of Portland Commission in 1955.


We provide legal counsel in all aspects of the maritime industry, including:


  • Cargo damage & bills of lading
  • Defense of personal injury or death
  • Oil/hazardous materials spill
  • Wreck removal & salvage
  • Marine insurance coverage
  • Vessel seizures
  • Boating accidents
  • Maritime products liability
  • Jones Act defense


Lindsay Hart has been one of the leading firms defending longshore claims in Oregon since the 1970s.


The firm specializes in all aspects of these cases, from time of injury through appeal.


To speak with one of our experienced Maritime / Longshore attorneys, contact us today!