A Full Service Law Firm with International Expertise, and a Maritime and Liability Defense Heritage

 Firm Overview

Hill, Betts & Nash LLP is a full service law firm providing legal counsel on matters relating to Jones Act and commercial litigation, insurance, surety, admiralty and aviation law, as well as domestic and international commercial transactions, corporate governance, world trade and transportation, regulatory compliance, asset finance and bankruptcy.

Practice Areas - Maritime Law

About Hill, Betts & Nash LLP

Hill, Betts & Nash LLP was founded in New York, New York in 1898.  Today, our lawyers continue to expand the firm's internationally recognized reputation for providing expert legal counsel on matters relating to maritime, world trade and transportation, commercial, tort and Jones Act litigation,  insurance, equipment leasing and financing, bankruptcy, admiralty and aviation law. Our clients include many of the largest and most innovative companies in the transportation, finance, and service industries. P&I Clubs, Banks, oil companies, insurers, high-tech companies, Fortune 500 manufacturers, real estate partnerships, foreign and domestic law firms, as well as governments seek our counsel. Many of our clients are based abroad or are active in foreign markets.


Each lawyer at our firm has substantial expertise, and a winning track record, in all areas of business, corporate, commercial, and insurance litigation in state and federal courts. Our lawyers have years of experience in industry and government, and hold graduate degrees in engineering, naval architecture and other technical fields.