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ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW
Co-Chair
James H. Rodgers

327 Central Park West, #16D
New York, NY
10025-7631

Phone: 646-853-4277
Email: jrodgers@lbbslaw.com


James H. Rodgers, Principal, Jones Hirsch Connors & Bull, P.C., 1 Battery Park Plaza, New York, New York 10004, (212) 527-1000

EDUCATION
Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, LL.M. International Business and Trade Law, awarded 1997
New York Law School, New York, New York, J.D. awarded 1989;  Journal of International and Comparative Law
The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina, B.S. Business Administration, awarded 1980

PUBLISHED ARTICLES
Law Journals
UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, The Continental Shelf of Ireland: The Law and Politics of Delimitation (Spring/Summer 1998 issue).
UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy, Extraterritorial Jurisdiction of U.S. Securities Laws: Application to Lloyd’s of London Membership Agreements (Fall 1998 issue).
Suffolk Transnational Law Review, The Adoption of the Good Friday Agreement in the Republic of Ireland: Political Expediency v. The Irish Constitution (Winter 1999).

Periodicals
Fairplay International Shipping Weekly (Law Review), Shipowners’ Duty Under The LHWCA (April 27, 1995)
Fairplay International Shipping Weekly (Law Review), Immunity Under U.S. Coast Guard Reports (February 24, 1994)
Fairplay International Shipping Weekly (Law Review), Hidden Liabilities  (August 27, 1992)

PROFESSIONAL
Admitted, New York and New Jersey; Supreme Court of the United States; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and District of New Jersey;  Member, New York County Lawyers’ Association (NYCLA); Chairman, NYCLA Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee (2007-Present);  Proctor Member, Maritime Law Association of the United States. 

U.S NAVY
USS CONNOLE (FF-1056), Lieutenant,   1982-1984;  Anti-submarine Warfare Officer.
USS INCHON (LPH-12), Lieutenant, JG  1980-1982;  Deck Officer.
United Nations Peacekeeping Forces,  Beirut, Lebanon (1983); awarded Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Letter of Commendation, Sea Service Ribbon


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