Lugenbuhl shareholder David Sharpe will moderate two presentations during the upcoming Tulane University Law School’s 27th biennial Admiralty Law Institute set to take place Feb. 28 to March 2 at the New Orleans Board of Trade. The theme of the event is Admiralty Jurisdiction & Procedure: Blueprint for Practice.
David, who serves as chairman of the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute’s program committee, will moderate a presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 28 given by attorney Harold Watson, president of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and focused on the evolution and unification of the federal admiralty rules and federal rules of civil procedure. David will also serve as moderator of a second presentation on Thursday, March 1 given by attorneys Brian Maloney of New York, N.Y.; Evangeline Quek of Shanghai, China; and Jeremy Herschaft of Houston, Tex. The topic of the presentation will focus on the interpleader of maritime claims.
Accredited by numerous state bar associations, the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute is approved for credit towards membership as a proctor in admiralty with the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Lugenbuhl has a longstanding history with the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute. In addition to David’s involvement with the Institute, Charles E. Lugenbuhl, founder of the firm, was an original member and chaired the program committee for many years. Lugenbuhl shareholder Stewart Peck is also a current member of the committee.