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Firm Profile

Fowler Rodriguez

Firm Profile

New Orleans

  • Profile
  • 400 Poydras Street
  • 30th Floor
  • New Orleans
  • Louisiana
  • USA
  • LA 70130

Firm profile submitted by Fowler Rodriguez

Managing Partners: George J Fowler, III and Antonio J Rodriguez
Number of partners: 30
Number of lawyers: 41
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Founded in 1988, Fowler Rodriguez is a strong international law firm. While the firm has been recognized for well-developed concentrations in admiralty and maritime, energy, international, pollution, immigration, and insurance law as well as commercial and civil litigation, the firm’s lawyers strive to provide paramount advocacy and dispute resolution in almost any area of law. Both the firm and its attorneys are the recipients of several accolades, including recognition in Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Leadership In Law and the Top Lawyers awards.

Admiralty & Maritime
Arbitration Proceedings
Banking & Financial Services
Business Counseling & Corporate Matters
Criminal Matters
Disaster Preparedness & Recovery
Environmental Incidents & Regulatory Compliance
Immigration & Naturalization
Insurance & Reinsurance
International Matters
Labor & Employment
Liability Defense
Maritime Criminal Matters
Products Liability/Warranty/Redhibition Claims
Real Estate
Tax & Estate Planning

Admiralty & Maritime:
Fowler Rodriguez is internationally renowned in the maritime industry. The firm represents cruise lines, shipowners and charterers, protection and indemnity associations, marine and other insurers, and major energy companies. The firm has guided clients in the development of major marine casualty and pollution response plans, for which the firm has a long-established legal organization and the handling of such casualties. The firm has extensive experience with shipbuilding and repair, in both contracting and dispute resolution. Some of the firm’s attorneys are professional mariners. Liability Defense (National & International): Fowler Rodriguez attorneys are renowned by numerous publications that rate and rank law firms for being some of the best litigators in the country. Before, during, or after trial, the firm’s attorneys promise utmost advocacy and vigor to protect the interests of their clients. The firm’s attorneys are likewise committed to the efficient and cost-effective disposition of matters, without dragging them on needlessly. The attorneys have experience in all types of matters, including, but not limited, to: 
■ Asbestos Related Matters 
■ Admiralty Matters 
■ Construction Claims 
■ Defects/Products Liability/Warranty Matters 
■ Defense of Municipalities 
■ Defense of Personal Injury Claims 
■ Defense of Premises Liability Claims 
■ Defense of Professionals in Errors & Omissions Claims 
■ Employment Related Claims 
■ Governmental Investigations/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 
■ Labor Law Violations 
■ Manufacturers’ & Retailers’ Product Liability 
■ Motor Vehicle Claims 
■ Pipeline Owners’ Exposures 
■ Premises Liability
■ Professional Malpractice 
■ Silica Related Matters 
■ Toxic Tort & Environmental Liability

International Matters including Arbitration, ICSID & Latin American-based Claims:
The firm maintains an expansive international presence. Its attorneys are fluent in several languages and able to contend with foreign legal documentation. With the increase of globalization in business, arbitration clauses have become increasingly more prevalent in both domestic and foreign contracts. The firm is particularly experienced with reviewing arbitration clauses in international contracts. The firm has handled cases before the ICSID, AAA, ICC, LCIA, and several other arbitration institutions across the world. With over 30 years of international experience, Fowler Rodriguez has established itself as the go-to law firm to handle both international transactions and litigation.

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., The American Club, The Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association Limited, BP America Inc., BP Exploration & Production, Inc., Carnival Corporation, Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc., Chubb Insurance, CNA Marine, Cox Communications, Crystal Cruise Lines, Cunard Cruise Lines, ED&F Man Holdings Limited, Edison Chouest Offshore, ENSCO, Florida Crystals, Forum Oilfield Technologies Inc., Gard Service AS, Halliburton, Hancock/Whitney Bank, Holland America Line, Hornbeck Offshore Services L.L.C., IHC America, Inc., MasTec Corporation, Noble Corporation, Northeast Construction, North of England P&I Association Limited, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Pan-American Life, Princess Cruise Lines, Rowan Companies Inc., Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster, The Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda), Limited, John W. Stone Oil Distributors, LLC, Tidewater Marine, Underwriters at Lloyds, London, The United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Assurance Association (Bermuda), Limited


  • 400 Poydras Street,
  • 30th Floor,
  • New Orleans,
  • Louisiana
  • USA
  • LA 70130
  • Tel +1 504 523 2600
  • Fax +1 504 523 2705
  • Website :
  • Four Houston Center,
  • 1331 Lamar Street, Suite 1560,
  • Houston,
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  • Coral Gables,
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  • 2505 14th Street, Suite 500,
  • Post Office Box 4080 (39502),
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  • 39501
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  • 11 North Water Street,
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  • Mobile,
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