John K. Fulweiler, Esq. assumes Chair of the American Salvage Association's (ASA) Membership Committee.
A Proctor-in-Admiralty, John is excited about the opportunity of continuing to support and contribute to the ASA's endeavors. John is the managing member of Fulweiler llc, a maritime law firm practicing in various East Coast jurisdictions in the United States.
Formerly a partner in a New York maritime law firm, John K. Fulweiler graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Marine Affairs degree and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. He is a licensed merchant mariner and served as a staff captain with a New England towing and salvage firm prior to law school.
John's practice focuses on representing businesses and individuals in disputes in-court and out-of-court as well as before arbitration panels and agency proceedings. John draws on his practical maritime experience in representing litigants in maritime personal injury suits, cargo damage claims, salvage and towage claims, commercial disputes and vessel products liability and warranty actions before both trial and appellate courts.
John is a member of the Maritime Law Association, the Connecticut Maritime Association, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and the American Salvage Association. He is an author of numerous articles for maritime trade publications such as WorkBoat Magazine and has lectured across the country on maritime issues ranging from towing and salvage to maritime collection remedies.