Kevin Walters has been practicing transportation law, with an emphasis in admiralty and maritime law, since 1985. Mr. Walters has handled a wide variety of matters on behalf of vessel owners, charterers and their underwriters including cargo damage and contamination claims, charter party disputes, demurrage claims, collisions and allisions, dock damage, bill of lading disputes, pollution, and the defense of personal injury cases involving longshoremen and seamen. Additionally, Mr. Walters has significant experience in the exercise of provisional remedies such as arrest and attachment, in both state and federal court as well as in the collection of judgments and arbitral awards generally. Mr. Walters also advises clients on the drafting and interpretation of offshore and other contracts.
Mr. Walters also represents NVOCCs, logistics companies and other transportation intermediaries as well marine offshore service providers, energy and oil marketers and distributors and other maritime service providers.
Mr. Walters also represents clients in general commercial litigation with a focus on bankruptcy and creditor’s rights and has experience in trade and commodities litigation.
Mr. Walters is an experienced litigator, and has tried numerous cases, both jury and non-jury, in Federal and State Courts, and has argued appeals in both Federal and State appellate courts.
- J.D. Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1985
- A.B., Hamilton College, 1982
Texas D.C. New York Massachusetts U.S. Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
Memberships & Affiliations
- Houston Bar Association
- Maritime Law Association of the United States
- Transportation Lawyers Association
- Texas Association of Defense Counsel
- Defense Research Institute
- Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit