What’s Happening and What’s New in Offshore Wind
South Texas College of Law
1303 San Jacinto St
Blank Rome partners Douglas J. Shoemaker and Dana S. Merkel will serve as speakers at the University of Texas Law School’s 32nd Annual David W. Robertson Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, being held Friday, February 2, 2024, from 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas.
The David W. Robertson Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference focuses on legal developments in the specialized area of admiralty and maritime law and offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to stay abreast of global and national developments affecting case law, contracts, and civil procedure.
Blank Rome senior counsel Michael K. Bell is a member of the conference’s Planning Committee.
Douglas and Dana’s session, “What’s Happening and What’s New in Offshore Wind,” will take place from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. and topics will include:
- The current status of offshore wind projects and leases
- Regulatory issues and pending legislation
- Particularly challenging contracting issues
- An update on new vessel construction to support offshore wind industry
Other sessions include:
- Admiralty and Maritime Law at the National Level and in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
- Primer on Maritime Torts Jurisdiction
- A View from the Bench: Admiralty Law in the Fifth Circuit
- Revised Arbitration Rules of Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association
- New Wine into Old Bottles: Mentoring and Training Young Lawyers in Today’s Remote Work Environment and Virtual Offices
- Limits and Interplay of Discovery
- What's New in Limitation Cases
- Rule B/Bank Account Garnishment of 3rd Parties
- What to Do if Your Client Is Misbehaving
MCLE credit is available.
For more information and to register, please visit the conference webpage.