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.