David Sharpe

David Sharpe

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
  • Business Law, Maritime, International Law...
  • Louisiana
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Summary

David Sharpe focuses on marine insurance coverage; marine finance and vessel documentation; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; admiralty and maritime; and international and cross-border law. He represents clients that own, operate, charter, or employ vessels, and helps them understand and manage their risks in the United States, Gulf of Mexico, and worldwide offshore maritime oilfield and alternative-energy markets. Mr. Sharpe services clients in the area of concentration on maritime contracts (time and bareboat charter parties, master service contracts, insurance and indemnity agreements, marine-insurance coverage, and ship sale and finance) and related commercial litigation (maritime liens, vessel arrest and attachment, and mortgage foreclosure).

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Maritime
  • International Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
Current
Education
The National Law Center, GW Law School
J.D. / Law Degree (1990)
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Honors: with Honors, Juris Doctor
Tulane University
B.S. / Electrical Engineering (1985)
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Louisiana Super Lawyers
Top Lawyer
New Orleans Magazine
Super Lawyer
Louisiana Super Lawyers
Continuously every year until present.
Board of Directors
New Orleans Bar Association
Fleur de Lis Leader
New Orleans Bar Association
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar
Member
Current
Tulane Admiralty Law Institute
Chair, Program Committee
- Current
Tulane University School of Law
Adjunct Professor of Law
- Current
Activities: Teaching Towage and Offshore Law
Mairtime Law Association of the US
Proctor
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
ADMIRALTY: CASES & MATERIALS (6th Ed. – scheduled for publication in 2017)
West Academic
"What is a Vessel?: Implications for Marine Finance, Marine Insurance, and Admiralty Jurisdiction," 89 Tul. L. Rev. 1103 (June 2015)
Tulane Law Review
ADMIRALTY: CASES & MATERIALS (5th Ed. 2012)
American Casebook Series 5th Edition
HANDBOOK OF MARITIME LAWS & FORMS (2007 Edition)
American Casebook Series
ADMIRALTY: CASES & MATERIALS (4th Ed. 2006)
American Casebook Series 4th Edition
BENEDICT ON ADMIRALTY – Maritime Arrest (Berns, Sharpe & Sharpe - released 2004)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
New Orleans office
601 Poydras St.
Suite 2775
New Orleans, LA 70130
USA
Telephone: (504) 568-1990
Fax: (504) 310-9195