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Larry Curtis
Charter Member
Maritime Law

300 Rue Beauregard, Bldg C, Lafayette, LA 70508


Larry Curtis is recognized as one of Louisiana’s preeminent personal injury lawyers. Larry repeatedly has obtained multi-million-dollar settlements and judgements for his firm’s clients. Larry was admitted to the Louisiana bar nearly 30 years ago. Larry is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; and the U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana. Larry has also been admitted to practice before the U. S. District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the U.S District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Larry attended St. John's University, in Jamaica, New York (B.A. 1974) and Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana (J.D. 1977). Larry was honored by St. John's University in 1994 with the Alumni Outstanding Achievement Medal. Larry has also been listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the Practice Areas of Admiralty/Maritime Law and Personal Injury.

Christopher Fertig
Charter Member
Maritime Law

200 SE 13th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


John H. (Jack) Hickey
Charter Member
Maritime Law

1401 Brickell Ave, Ste 510, MIAMI, FL 33131-3504


John H. (Jack) Hickey started his career at a large law firm representing cruise lines, railroads, and other self- insured corporations. He switched sides and for the last 22 years has represented only Plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. Hickey is a member of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, the body which licenses and regulates all lawyers who practice in Florida. He is a Past President of the Dade County Bar Association, the largest voluntary bar association in Florida. Hickey is Board Certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law (by The Florida Bar) and Civil Trial (by The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy). He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) and a State Delegate of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Jack is also the Chair of the Motor Vehicle, Highway Safety, and Premises Liability Section of AAJ.

Isaak Hurst
Charter Member
Maritime Law

800 Fifth Ave, Suite 4100, Seattle, WA 98104


W. Brett Mason
Charter Member
Maritime Law

301 Main St., Ste 1150, Baton Rouge, LA 70825


Mr. Mason focuses his practice on the representation of businesses in the transportation industry. He has particular experience in significant property damage and personal injury litigation and class actions involving chemical exposure and catastrophic accidents. He has negotiated and documented numerous marine related transactions, including vessel construction, repair contracts, preferred ship mortgages, charter agreements, trans-loading agreements, shipping contracts, terminal services agreements, batture leases and fleet lease agreements. He is a proud a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and Tulane University School of Law.