PEACOCK PIPER TONG + VOSS LLP RECEIVES EIGHTH LISTING AS LOCAL CORRESPONDENT FOR THE PORTS OF LOS ANGELES AND LONG BEACH

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP is proud to announce that the North of England has listed the firm as their local correspondent for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The firm is grateful for the opportunity to continue its partnership with the Club and protecting its members’ interests in the largest commercial…

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP Asked to Explain Applicable Maritime Law in the Conception Dive Boat Fire Tragedy by Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers reached out to its 2015 Los Angles Maritime Lawyer of the Year recipient Al Peacock to write an article explaining maritime law and how it applies to the tragic Conception dive boat fire in which 34 passengers and crew were killed. Al was also consulted by Fox News to understand the intricacies of maritime law and the limitation of liability action filed by the dive boat…

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP Obtain $493,642 Judgment on Cross-Claim for Defense and Indemnity in Ventura Landslide Case

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP partners Al Peacock and Tara Voss and associate attorney Samantha Mahoney represented a farm owner in a breach of contract claim against its property manager. The property manager developed a portion of the farm and caused a landslide onto the neighboring property. When the farm owner was sued by its neighbor,…

California State Lands Commission Joins Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP at Seminars on California’s Ballast Water Management Requirements

Starting in July 2017, the California State Lands Commission (CSLC) began assessing vessel owners and managers with civil penalties for violations of the agency’s ballast water management requirements. Due to the CSLC’s enforcement efforts, both the agency and those who represent vessel interests who find themselves in violation of the requirements have learned several lessons. In…

The Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP team continues to grow with the addition of Christopher Farnsworth

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP is proud to announce that Christopher Farnsworth has joined their team. Chris bolster’s the firms already industry-leading provision of litigation legal services to businesses operating in the maritime, marine terminal, and transportation industries. Since graduating from Pepperdine Law in 2012, Chris’s primary focus has been representing commercial vessel owners,…

California ballast water management article written by Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP partner David Tong published by Steamship Mutual

Steamship Mutual P&I Club included an article on California’s ballast water management requirements written by Peacock Piper Tong + Voss partner David Tong in the club’s thirtieth volume of its well-respected publication, Sea Venture. Since California began enforcing civil penalties for improperly conducted, mid-ocean ballast water exchanges in 2017, Dave has defended vessel interests in…

Seven International Group Protection & Indemnity Clubs Select Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP as their Southern California Local Correspondent

In the first seven months of its existence, Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP was listed by a majority of the International Group Protection and Indemnity Clubs as their local Los Angeles/Long Beach correspondent. Peacock Piper is now proud to serve the interests of Gard, the UK Club, Japan P&I, the Swedish Club, the West…

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP Invited to Speak at Thomas Miller/UK P&I Club Personal Injury Seminar on Defending Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome Claims

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP partner Al Peacock was invited to give a presentation on defending Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) claims to the UK P&I Club’s members and claims team at the annual personal injury seminar held at the Club’s New Jersey offices. With over 35 years of experience defending personal injury cases, Al has…

Peacock Piper Tong + Voss LLP Presents on legal issues arising from storm water discharges

On December 7, 2018, Peacock, Piper, Tong + Voss LLP partners Sarah Tong Sangmeister and Tara Voss, in conjunction with Timothy Simpson and Matt Lentz of GSI Environmental and the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (“PMSA”), participated in a presentation to the PMSA membership regarding the application of the California General Permit for Storm Water Discharges…