Washington, D.C. Maritime Lawyers
Providing Top Level Legal Services

Seasoned attorneys with 90 combined years of experience guiding business clients through complex maritime matters

Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman in Washington, D.C. represents corporate clients, domestic and foreign, engaged in providing common carrier by water transportation services, marine terminal services at ports, providing chassis, providing or purchasing bulk transportation services or purchasing transportation services in the United States foreign and domestic commerce on matters involving maritime administrative law, maritime commercial law and shipping regulations. The partners at Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman have more than 90 combined years of legal experience and a proven track record of achieving positive results. We provide global clients with unique, focused legal representation concerning transportation before maritime agencies and in commercial transactions. We are highly experienced  attorneys who try to treat each client as our most important client.  We work diligently to devise innovative strategies to achieve best practices and results, risk management and compliance with a variety of complex regulations. We understand that every legal problem is first and foremost an economic problem and we strive to achieve our client’s economics goals.  We  intimately familiar with the governmental maritime regulatory agencies, and we use our knowledge in the best interests of each client. To schedule a consultation and find out how we can help you with your maritime legal needs, call Neal Mayer at 302-945-8991 or Paul Coleman at 301-460-0035.

Preeminent practice dedicated to the highest-quality legal representation

Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman focuses on providing large companies with high-quality, effective legal services in admiralty and maritime law. Our attorneys are:

·         Accomplished — Together, the attorneys at Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman have more than 90 combined years of experience in helping clients with a wide range of maritime law challenges. We use our extensive knowledge and experience to the benefit of each client to find a way for you to achieve your goals. Each of the partners is a past President of the Maritime Administrative Bar Association.

·         Reputable — Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman is recognized as a preeminent maritime law practice, a distinction earned through consistently providing the highest-quality legal and ethical representation and undergoing a rigorous peer review process. U.S. News & World Report ranks Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman in Tier I for Admiralty and Maritime Law in Washington, DC. . Mr. Mayer and Mr. Coleman have been listed since 2009 in Best Lawyers for Washington, DC in admiralty and maritime law. We are listed in the Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers. Our reputation is a testament to our skill and ability to help you.

·         Current — To ensure the highest-quality legal advice, we stay informed of commercial, regulatory and legal trends and of the effects that they have on your business’s transportation and cargo practices. We work tirelessly to ensure that our knowledge is current so that we can best advise you and serve your legal needs.

Effective solutions to complex legal problems

Hoppel, Mayer & Coleman strives to provide clients with efficient solutions in matters of maritime law and shipping regulations. Our highly targeted practice helps global clients with their large, complex marine transportation and related problems, whether as an importer or exporter, a transportation service provider,  a public port authority, a vessel operator, a NVOCC, an ocean freight forwarder, a marine terminal operator or a motor carrier.

To schedule a consultation with Neal Mayer or Paul Coleman, call either of them directly, or contact us online.