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Our Practices

Niles Barton’s deep experience and a history of success in handling matters for our clients have helped to make us a firm that they rely on and trust. No matter how challenging or difficult the matter, our clients know we will rise to the occasion and do whatever it takes, whenever needed, to protect their interests.

Our Practices

Transportation and Shipping

"Protecting your rights by land, air and sea"

When incidents occur on land, air and sea, they can be minor or catastrophic. As a law firm with significant experience in the maritime, transportation and shipping industries, Niles Barton helps clients minimize their exposure to risk and expense. Our attorneys advise clients on how to structure their transportation and shipping agreements to protect their interests. Our attorneys are also strong litigators who take a collaborative approach to developing a thorough strategy for dispute resolution, defense or prosecution.

Niles Barton represents local, national and international transportation and shipping companies, insurers, underwriters, builders, and brokers. We have an impressive track record of positive results both in and out of the courtroom, and are committed to supporting the transportation and shipping needs of our clients throughout Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

Our attorneys assist clients with transportation and shipping matters involving:

  • Accident Claims
  • Breach of Contract
  • Cargo Damage
  • Collisions
  • Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Environmental Claims
  • Inland Transit Claims
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Logistics Contracts and Agreements
  • Personal Injury and Death
  • Property Damage
  • Transportation Contracts and Agreements
  • Transportation of Hazardous Goods