Mike McGlone Appointed Chair of Maritime Law Association Subcommittee

Michael A. McGlone has been appointed as Chair of the Offshore Facilities and OCS Operations Subcommittee of the Offshore Industries Committee of the Maritime Law Association of the United States (MLA).  The Offshore Industries Committee and the Offshore Facilities and OCS Operations Subcommittee review, discuss and report on all matters related to maritime operations in the domestic offshore industries, including federal and state jurisprudence, administrative law, legislation, and regulations from U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency, Customs, Minerals Management Service, Maritime Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, the Labor Department, and state and local government agencies.

About the MLA

The MLA seeks to advance reforms in the Maritime Law of the United States, to facilitate justice in its administration, to promote uniformity in its enactment and interpretation, to furnish a forum for the discussion and consideration of problems affecting the Maritime Law and its administration, and to act with other associations in efforts to bring about a greater harmony in the shipping laws, regulations and practices of different nations.

About Mike McGlone

Mr. McGlone is a partner in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller LLP.  He is the senior-most Admiralty and Maritime lawyer in the firm.  He has extensive experience in admiralty and maritime law, maritime litigation, marine insurance, personal injury defense, collisions, allisions and federal and state appeals. Mr. McGlone has more than 30 years of trial and appellate court experience before a wide variety of state and federal courts throughout the United States.   He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and was a recipient of the 2005 New Orleans City Business Inaugural Leadership in Law Award.  He received his J.D. from Loyola University Law School in 1975 where he was a member of the Loyola Law Review.  He earned his B.B.A. in Business Administration, cum laude, from Loyola University in 1972.  Upon graduation from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Herbert W. Christenberry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

About Kean Miller LLP

With more than 125 lawyers, Kean Miller LLP serves the legal needs of Louisiana businesses and Fortune 500 companies. The firm maintains offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lake Charles and Plaquemine, Louisiana and is the largest law firm in the Greater Baton Rouge region. The firm serves clients in numerous industries including energy, petrochemical and chemical, technology and telecommunications, transportation, media and advertising, financial services, insurance, gaming, government and education, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retail, construction and leasing.   The firm combines the talent and expertise of its lawyers into multi-disciplinary client and industry teams. These teams are comprised of seasoned legal professionals from a variety of disciplines who are equipped to identify legal and business needs and to develop superior service strategies that provide unmatched support to the client.

For more information, contact Steve Boutwell at 225.389.3736, or steve.boutwell@keanmiller.com