Carroll McNulty & Kull LLC (CMK) has announced that Christopher H. Mansuy has joined the law firm as a member. Mansuy brings 35 years of experience to CMK handling maritime and commercial litigation matters in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey as well as maritime disputes in arbitration including the Society of Maritime Arbitrators and the American Arbitration Association.
With offices in New York and Basking Ridge, N.J., CMK provides comprehensive services to clients in the areas of admiralty, maritime, transportation, and international trade. Mansuy will focus his practice on matters relating to marine casualties, charter party disputes, maritime attachments, marine insurance, products liability, commercial contract disputes, cargo damage claims, and drafting bills of lading and service contracts. His clients have included domestic and international ship owners and operators, shippers, charterers, and marine insurers.
Mansuy was named one of the "Best Lawyers in America for New York City - Maritime" in 2008 and 2009. At CMK, he joins attorneys Richard Furman and John Orzel, both of whom possess vast experience in admiralty, maritime, transportation, and international trade. The three worked together previously at a prominent New York-based maritime law firm.
Mansuy served as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Admiralty and Shipping Section. In 1979, he joined the admiralty law firm of Walker & Corsa which subsequently became DeOrchis Walker & Corsa. Prior to joining CMK Mansuy practiced with the admiralty law firm of Mahoney & Keane in New York City.
Mansuy is admitted to practice before the Courts of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania; the United States Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; the District of New Jersey; and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Court of International Trade, and the Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and Ninth Circuits.
He is a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States as well as the New Jersey Bar Association and has earned an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. Mansuy graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968 and then served as a deck officer with the United States Navy in the Western Pacific. He graduated from Temple University School of Law with a J.D. degree in 1974.