William Baldwin

William Baldwin


Jones Walker LLP

Recognized since 2021

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law

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Will Baldwin is co-leader of the firm’s Maritime Industry Team, where he focuses on maritime transactions and litigation. Will also serves as co-chair of the firm’s offshore wind initiative. Will regularly advises and represents clients on a wide range maritime law topics, including marine finance, ship mortgages, purchase and sale of marine assets, enforcement of ship mortgages, vessel seizures and attachments, maritime lien disputes, charterparty and master service agreement negotiation and drafting, contractual and indemnity disputes, arbitration, vessel construction and flagging, Jones Act and coastwise compliance, collisions/allisions, property damage, pollution, piracy, mass tort claims, multi-district litigation, NTSB, USCG and onboard investigations, personal injury, stevedoring accidents, and cargo disputes.

Location

  • 201 Saint Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70170-5100

Education

  • Tulane University , JD, graduated 2008
  • University of Virginia, BS, graduated 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, LA

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Bar Association - Member
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member
  • New Orleans Board of Trade - Board of Directors
  • Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce - Houston Chapter Board of Directors
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institue - Member
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States - Member
  • World Trade Center New Orleans - Board of Directors

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Jones Walker LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

129 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law

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