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06/11/2019

Supreme Court Sides with Fifth Circuit in Resolving OCSLA Choice-Of-Law Dispute

Contributed by Todd Crawford and David Sharpe, our latest blog post covers the recent Supreme Court decision in a choice-of-law dispute involving the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.

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06/07/2019

David Sharpe Contributes Chapter on ‘Removal to Admiralty’ to Moore’s Federal Practice

Lugenbuhl shareholder David Sharpe has contributed a chapter to the latest edition of Moore’s Federal Practice, the multi-volume treatise considered an essential part of any federal litigator’s library and one of the most cited texts in federal court decisions.

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01/30/2019

David Sharpe Speaks at Autonomous Ships Conference in Norway

Shareholder David Sharpe attended OST 2018, a conference focused on autonomous ships held in Oslo, Norway, where he delivered a presentation titled “Towage Services for Autonomous Vessels under U.S. Law.”

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01/17/2019

Supreme Court Rules Independent Contractors may not be Compelled to Arbitrate Under Federal Arbitration Act

Our latest blog post covers the recent Supreme Court decision of New Prime v. Oliveira, which addresses Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act and its effect on independent contractors.

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01/16/2019

20 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Super Lawyers is a rating service that evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas nationwide using a patented selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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11/02/2018

Thirteen Lugenbuhl Attorneys Selected to New Orleans Magazine’s 2018 Top Lawyers List

Attorneys chosen for inclusion are based on peer voting, which was open to all licensed attorneys in the New Orleans area.

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09/06/2018

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Resolve Circuit Split Over Punitive Damages Regarding Unseaworthiness

Following a split decision between the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, our latest blog post explores the question posed to the U.S. Supreme Court of whether punitive damages are available for unseaworthiness.

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08/15/2018

Fifteen Lugenbuhl Attorneys Included in 2019 ‘Best Lawyers’ Edition

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard announces that 15 lawyers have been recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide and a highly respected industry publication.

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05/25/2018

Lugenbuhl Shareholder David Sharpe Recognized at 2018 Leadership in Law Event

Leadership in Law recognizes New Orleans-area legal professionals who are selected based on their professional leadership, community involvement and achievements.

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02/28/2018

In the News: David Sharpe Selected to New Orleans CityBusiness 2018 'Leadership in Law' Class

Leadership in Law recognizes area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments, and David will be recognized at an event celebrating this year’s winners on May 14 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

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01/15/2018

David Sharpe to Serve as Moderator at 27th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute

David, who serves as chairman of the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute’s program committee, will moderate presentations on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and Thursday, March 1.

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01/03/2018

18 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Super Lawyers is a rating service that evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas nationwide using a patented selection process. No more than 5 percent of Louisiana attorneys are selected by Super Lawyers for this distinction each year, and no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected as Rising Stars.

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12/18/2017

David Sharpe to Present CLE During New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators’ Program

David’s CLE on Thursday, Dec. 28 will cover recent developments and coming attractions in maritime law.

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11/08/2017

Eight Lugenbuhl Attorneys Selected to New Orleans Magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers List

Attorneys are selected to the Top Lawyers list based on peer voting, which is open to all licensed attorneys in the New Orleans area.

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09/05/2017

Lugenbuhl’s David B. Sharpe Edits Popular Admiralty Casebook

Sharpe, Sharpe, and Winship’s Cases & Materials on Admiralty is one of the oldest continuously used maritime-law casebooks in the country. David is an editor of the newly released Sixth Edition of the casebook.

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08/15/2017

Ten Lugenbuhl Attorneys Included in 2018 ‘Best Lawyers’ Edition

Best Lawyers in America© is the oldest peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide and is a highly respected industry publication.

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01/18/2017

David Sharpe to Present at Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation Conference in Miami

David will appear on the lead panel of this yearly conference that brings together leading maritime counsel and claims professionals from throughout the country.

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01/03/2017

18 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Star Lists

Super Lawyers is a rating service that evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas nationwide, and no more than 5 percent of Louisiana attorneys are selected for this distinction each year.

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12/16/2016

10 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Selected to New Orleans Magazine’s 2016 Top Lawyers List

All licensed attorneys in the New Orleans area were invited to vote on which attorneys, other than themselves, they would recommend. Attorneys with the highest number of votes are featured in the list.

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08/24/2016

Lugenbuhl Shareholder David Sharpe Invited
 to Review Influential Maritime Contract

SUPPLYTIME 2005 is part of BIMCO’s suite of offshore industry forms and is BIMCO’s best-selling standard document. Sharpe invites comments from industry users of SUPPLYTIME 2005, especially in the Gulf of Mexico sector, by August 29, 2016.

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06/06/2016

Managing Oilfield Service Risk Through Contracts

This article explores various indemnity- and insurance-related matters pertaining to offshore oilfield operations. It covers topics that illustrate a few of the potential pitfalls when managing risks involved with owning and operating oilfield service vessels.

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01/06/2016

13 Lugenbuhl Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Super Lawyers is a rating service that evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas nationwide using a patented selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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11/24/2015

Louisiana’s Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Act: A balanced approach to indemnity obligations in the oil-and-gas sector

An overview of the Louisiana Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Act and key considerations when determining its application.

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05/29/2015

Stewart F. Peck and David B. Sharpe Co-author Article Published in the June 2015 Edition of Tulane Law Review

Delivered at the 2015 Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, the article focuses on case law following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach and sectors within the maritime field – marine finance, marine insurance and admiralty jurisdiction.

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03/25/2015

Stewart Peck and David Sharpe Participate at the 25th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute

Lugenbuhl Shareholders David B. Sharpe and Stewart F. Peck recently participated in the 25th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana, titled “Maritime Personal Injury & Death: Jurisdiction to Judgment.” The event is the oldest and largest continuing legal education program devoted to maritime law. Both shareholders served on the Program Committee, with Mr. Sharpe serving as Chair of the Program Committee.

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03/06/2015

David B. Sharpe Presents at the 20th Annual Tulane Environmental Law Summit

Lugenbuhl shareholder David B. Sharpe recently participated in the Oceanic Winds panel discussion during the 20th Annual Tulane Environmental Law Summit.

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03/06/2015

Lugenbuhl Shareholders David Sharpe and Miles Thomas Present at the American Conference Institute's 4th Annual Forum on Admiralty and Maritime Claims & Litigation

Lugenbuhl Shareholders David B. Sharpe and Miles C. Thomas recently participated in the American Conference Institute’s 4th Annual Forum on Admiralty & Maritime Claims & Litigation in Houston, Texas.

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01/12/2015

Seven Lugenbuhl Attorneys Selected to 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers List

Seven attorneys from Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard have been selected to the 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers list.

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01/31/2014

Lugenbuhl Announces Six Attorneys Named to 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Two Named Rising Stars

The New Orleans and Baton Rouge offices of the Lugenbuhl law firm announce that six of their attorneys have been named 2014 Louisiana Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers also recognizes Rising Stars, who have either been in practice less than 10 years or are 40 years of age or younger. The Rising Stars list comprises no more than 2.5 percent of the eligible attorneys in Louisiana.

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