Marshall Dennehey, a leading civil defense litigation law firm with four offices in Florida, has named Michael J. Bradford co-chair of the firm’s Maritime Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Bradford joins Jay A. Hamad, shareholder in the firm’s New York City office, in overseeing the firm’s maritime attorneys and litigation.
A shareholder in the Tampa office of Marshall Dennehey, Mr. Bradford is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, with extensive experience defending some of the nation’s leading insurance companies and Fortune 500 corporations. He focuses his practice on admiralty and maritime claims, insurance coverage, property and casualty, construction negligence, and commercial litigation.
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Bradford is a member of the Tampa Bay Mariners Club, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA), and he has also served on The Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee. Additionally, he is a board member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Western Florida Chapter. Recently, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in Florida Trend magazine’s 2022 Legal Elite list, in the category of Civil Trial law.
Mr. Bradford is admitted to practice in Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
Marshall Dennehey’s Maritime Litigation Practice Group is ranked as a National Tier 1 practice by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® and has been recognized as a top national maritime practice (New York) by Chambers USA. The attorneys in the practice group handle matters in all facets of admiralty and marine insurance law. In serving the marine industry, these attorneys represent underwriters, cargo interests, ship owners, marine terminal operators, indirect carriers, ferry owners, tug and tow operators, cruise lines, surveyors, trucking companies, vessel manufacturers and dealerships and marine construction companies.
About Marshall Dennehey
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, founded in 1962 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is a leading civil litigation law firm that advises, represents, and defends insurers and their insureds, self-insured businesses and professionals in a wide range of casualty, professional liability, health care, employment and workers’ compensation matters. With nearly 500 attorneys in 19 offices throughout PA, NJ, DE, OH, NY, CT & FL, Marshall Dennehey is uniquely positioned to assist clients in both avoiding litigation, as well as providing them with a vigorous defense in the event of claims and suits made against them. For more information, please visit www.marshalldennehey.com.