Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award



 

To submit a nomination, please click here
 

Nominations Deadline
August 15th of each year. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award. Previous recipients are ineligible.

 
Criteria
  • Long-standing member of the Maritime & International Law Committee
  • Highly respected among peers
  • Contributes significantly to the local admiralty bar

Eligibility

  • Membership in the Maritime and International Law Committee and the New Orleans Bar Association
  • Actively engaged in the private practice of law
  • Lawyers holding or seeking elective office are ineligible

Award Presentation

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 12 Noon
 
JW Marriott
Ile de France Ballroom III
614 Canal Street, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Reservations Required.
$50 per person (click here to purchase)

Previous Recipients

  • Benjamin W. Yancey, 1989
  • John W. Sims, 1990
  • Henry J. Read, 1992
  • Brunswick G. Deutsch, 1993
  • Warren M. Faris, 1994
  • George W. Healy III, 1995
  • Robert B. Acomb Jr., 1996
  • Charles E. Lugenbuhl, 1997
  • Samuel C. Gainsburgh, 1998
  • Gerard T. Gelpi, 1999
  • Neal D. Hobson, 2000
  • Jack C. Benjamin, 2001
  • John B. Gooch, Jr., 2002
  • James H. Roussel, 2003
  • William A. Porteous III, 2004
  • A. Gordon Grant, Jr., 2006
  • Donald R. Abaunza, 2008
  • Patricia A. Krebs, 2009
  • Ronald A. Johnson, 2010
  • Glenn G. Goodier, 2011
  • Norman C. Sullivan, Jr., 2012
  • Robert H. Murphy, 2013
  • S. Gene Fendler, 2014
  • Conrad S.P. "Duke" Williams, III, 2015
  • R. Keith Jarrett, 2016
  • Paul M. Sterbcow, 2017

To submit a nomination, please click here
 

Nominations Deadline

August 15th of each year. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year’s award. Previous recipients are ineligible.