William J. Honan - Holland & Knight, LLP

William J. Honan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 212-513-3300

William J. Honan practices in the Litigation Section and is the executive partner of the New York office. Mr. Honan has 44 years of experience in maritime law especially related to maritime contracts.

Mr. Honan has extensive experience in the maritime industry, including:

  • drafting and negotiating a wide variety of maritime contracts including tanker, dry bulk and cruise vessel charters,
  • advising as to the tour and cruise industry especially as to the rights and obligations of the tour or cruise operator vis a vis the passenger
  • handling arbitrations (more than one hundred arbitrations to conclusion)
  • obtaining security for claimants especially under Rule B and Rule C of the Supplement Maritime Rules

Mr. Honan has written articles featured in Lloyd's of London Press and Seatrade and speaks often on a variety of subjects concerning maritime law.

The University of North CarolinaAB The University of North Carolina School of LawJ.D.
Documentary Committee of IntertankoAmerican Bar AssociationMaritime Law Association of the United States

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Office Location

31 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
United States

Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law