Marcus G. Mahfood

Partner

P
(786) 878-6159
F
(305) 372-5044
Miami, FL
100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2150
Miami
,
FL
33131
Orlando, FL
833 Highland Avenue
Suite 202
Orlando
,
FL
32803

PRACTICE AREAS

Admiralty and Maritime

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Defense

Insurance Coverage

Transportation

Admissions

Florida

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Education

St. Thomas University School of Law

J.D., 2007

Boston University

B.S., 2004

Marcus G. Mahfood is an experienced federal court litigator specializing in the areas of admiralty and maritime law and insurance coverage litigation. Through years of working with London and domestic insurers, Mr. Mahfood understands the nuances in marine and non-marine insurance practice and policy.

Mr. Mahfood’s practice includes handling a wide variety of first and third-party marine insurance claims, yacht and recreational boat matters, personal injury and wrongful death claims, crew and passenger claims, property damage and hull claims, general liability and premises liability claims, products liability, salvage, boat fires, and claims falling under the Limitation of Liability Act.

He also regularly defends vessel owners, cruise lines, charterers, operators, marinas, P&I Clubs, and insurers in claims brought pursuant to the Jones Act, General Maritime Law, and the Death on the High Seas Act. Mr. Mahfood handles claims in arbitration as well as in state or federal courts, should those claims proceed to a jury trial or appeal.

Mr. Mahfood also defends marina facilities, product manufacturers and suppliers, ranging from pleasure craft manufacturers to marine safety equipment and rigging manufacturers.

For years, Mr. Mahfood has successfully represented domestic and foreign insurers in coverage claims and litigation in the areas of marine, commercial, and property insurance coverage.

Achievements

AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ (2016-2020)

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2012-2020)

South Florida Legal Guide: Top Up and Comer in Admiralty and Maritime Law (2017-2020)

Marcus G. Mahfood is an experienced federal court litigator specializing in the areas of admiralty and maritime law and insurance coverage litigation. Through years of working with London and domestic insurers, Mr. Mahfood understands the nuances in marine and non-marine insurance practice and policy.

Mr. Mahfood’s practice includes handling a wide variety of first and third-party marine insurance claims, yacht and recreational boat matters, personal injury and wrongful death claims, crew and passenger claims, property damage and hull claims, general liability and premises liability claims, products liability, salvage, boat fires, and claims falling under the Limitation of Liability Act.

He also regularly defends vessel owners, cruise lines, charterers, operators, marinas, P&I Clubs, and insurers in claims brought pursuant to the Jones Act, General Maritime Law, and the Death on the High Seas Act. Mr. Mahfood handles claims in arbitration as well as in state or federal courts, should those claims proceed to a jury trial or appeal.

Mr. Mahfood also defends marina facilities, product manufacturers and suppliers, ranging from pleasure craft manufacturers to marine safety equipment and rigging manufacturers.

For years, Mr. Mahfood has successfully represented domestic and foreign insurers in coverage claims and litigation in the areas of marine, commercial, and property insurance coverage.

Achievements

AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ (2016-2020)

Selected to Florida Rising Stars® (2012-2020)

South Florida Legal Guide: Top Up and Comer in Admiralty and Maritime Law (2017-2020)

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