Mainbrace Live: All Aboard! Maritime Liens and Arrest Fundamentals

Blank Rome-Hosted Live Webinar

Online Webinar


Blank Rome’s internationally recognized Maritime & International Trade practice group presents a new series of informative CLE webinars on hot topics in the shipping industry. The series will feature up-and-coming talent in the firm. Sessions will include:

  • USCG Issues during a Marine Casualty

  • COGSA Fundamentals and Time Bars

  • Decarbonization

  • Role of Insurance in Ship Finance

  • Jones Act Update, VIDA/VGP Status, and Enforcement Trends

  • Maritime Liens

  • Arrest Fundamentals and Acceptable Security Terms

  • State and Federal Court Distinctions and Admiralty Jurisdiction

  • Limitation of Liability

In the third session in the series, Blank Rome Maritime associates Alexandra Clark and Emma C. Jones will present “Maritime Liens and Arrest Fundamentals” on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EST (6:00 to 7:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. GMT).


Keith B. Letourneau, Partner and Co-Chair, Maritime & International Trade


Alexandra Clark, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Maritime Liens

  • Understanding maritime liens and property subject to lien
  • An overview of lien priority and categories of maritime liens
  • Extinction of maritime liens

Emma C. Jones, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Arrest Fundamentals and Acceptable Security Terms

  • The availability of arrest and attachment as remedies under the U.S. Federal Rules
  • The process for arresting a vessel and steps to take if your vessel is arrested
  • Letters of Undertaking and other forms of security


This webinar is approved for 1 general CLE credit hour* in the following jurisdictions:

  • CA
  • CT (by reciprocity)
  • NJ (by reciprocity)
  • NY (transitional and available for newly admitted attorneys)
  • PA
  • TX

*Credit dependent upon full 60-minute attendance of the live webinar. If you arrive late or leave prior to the program ending time, you will not receive credit. CLE credit is not available for watching a recording of the webinar.


Webinar 1: What to Do Following COGSA and USCG Marine Casualty Investigations
November 2, 2021
Recording │ Materials

Webinar 2: Maritime Environmental Update and the Role of Insurance in Ship Finance
November 30, 2021
Recording │ Materials

Webinar 4: The Gateway to Federal Court: A Discussion of Admiralty Jurisdiction and Limitation of Liability
December 14, 2021

Register for any or all webinars here.

QUESTIONS? Contact Alena Leon via e-mail.