R. Keith Jarrett, the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award, was honored at a ceremony at the JW Marriott Hotel on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The Award honors maritime attorneys for their dedication in practicing admiralty law.
Keith Jarrett is the former managing partner of Liskow & Lewis and has worked in the firm’s maritime section for the past 30 years, where he exclusively handles litigation, primarily in the fields of maritime and oilfield torts and contracts. Keith has been involved with a wide variety of maritime litigation including vessel collisions, well blowouts, pollution events, vessel construction, and personal injury and wrongful death. Keith has been acknowledged in Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Litigation), in The Best Lawyers in America (Admiralty and Maritime Law), and in Louisiana Super Lawyers (Transportation and Maritime).
Pictured are Jason Waguespack, Maritime Law Committee Vice-Chair, Keith Jarrett, and Paul Sterbcow, Maritime Law Committee Chair.