Resident in the New Orleans office
Michael Held has litigated cases in all areas of maritime law, representing owners, charterers and/or underwriters in defense of personal injury claims, both blue and brown water, and cargo claims, as well as handling environmental, Customs and Coast Guard matters. Mr. Held also practices in the areas of commercial litigation and general insurance defense matters involving both third-party liability claims and first-party coverage issues. He has experience defending tort claim liability matters, as well as transportation litigation, collections, real property disputes, contract disputes, municipal liability defense claims, products liability claims, and professional liability matters.
Mr. Held has litigated matters in the state and federal courts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.