Michael A. Golemi: Lawyer with Liskow & Lewis A Professional Law Corporation

Michael A. Golemi

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Phone(713) 651-2914

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Aviation, Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Product Defense
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Maritime, Oilfield and Insurance
 
Contact InfoTelephone: (713) 651-2914
Fax: (713) 651-2908
http://www.liskow.com/bio.aspx?id=45
 
University University of Virginia, B.A., 1994
 
Law SchoolLouisiana State University, J.D., 1999 Louisiana Law Review, Senior Editor, 1998-1999
 
Admitted1999, Louisiana; 2004, Texas
 
BornMetairie, Louisiana, 1972
 
Biography

After beginning his practice with the firm in New Orleans, Mr. Golemi moved to Houston in 2005 to open the firm's Houston office. His litigation practice focuses on maritime, casualty, toxic tort, insurance coverage, and products liability law. Mr. Golemi also has experience in business litigation, construction law and litigation, and labor and employment law-related matters.

He has defended several offshore death cases as well as numerous personal injury cases involving the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), and state workers' compensation statutes. He has also handled platform and oil well property damage litigation, cargo claims, construction defect cases, chemical exposure cases, class action litigation, and mass casualty lawsuits. He has recently been extensively involved in analyzing issues arising under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 in connection with the Deepwater Horizon Incident. His business litigation experience includes contract disputes, and he has successfully resolved professional employment and non-competition disputes for labor and employment clients.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Golemi assists clients with review and drafting of offshore contracts, focusing on indemnity and insurance issues. He also advises clients on day-to-day employment law issues arising in the operation of their businesses. Mr. Golemi is also experienced with appellate matters and alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Golemi joined the firm in 1999 and has practiced before numerous state and federal courts in Texas and Louisiana. He has been recognized by his colleagues as a Texas Rising Star in Texas Super Lawyers.

Honors & Affiliations:

· Houston, Texas State, Louisiana State, U.S. Fifth Circuit, American, and Federal Bar Associations - Member

· Texas Association of Defense Counsel - Member

· Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel - Member

· The Maritime Law Association of the United States - Associate Member

· Houston Maritime Association - Firm Representative

· Houston Mariners Club - Member

· Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Houston Chapter - Member

· Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association - Firm Representative

· Named a Rising Star in Texas Super Lawyers, 2008-2009, and in 2011-2012 in the area of Transportation/Maritime

· Professionals on the Fast Track, HTEXAS Magazine, January 2009

· New Orleans Bar Association - Young Lawyers Section, Board of Directors; Chair-elect 2003-2004; Treasurer 2002-2003

· AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

Presentations:

· "Indemnity in Deep Water: Indemnity Agreements Offshore and the Deepwater Horizon," Lorman Education Services Maritime Personal Injury Seminar, New Orleans, LA, April 2013

· "Contractual Risk Allocation in a Post-Macondo Environment," Willis North American Energy Conference, Lost Pines, TX, May 2012

· "Contracts - How Has Macondo Impacted the Way We Do Business With Each Other?" Willis North American Energy Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2011

· "OPA 90-Liability and Scope of Recovery," Liskow & Lewis Oilfield, Maritime & Indemnity Seminar, Houston, TX, October 2010

· "Environmental Litigation Update - Toxic Torts and Legacy Lawsuits," Liskow & Lewis Environmental Seminar, Houston, TX, May 2009

· "Panel Discussion - Anatomy of an Oilfield Casualty Part I," Liskow & Lewis Oilfield Indemnity and Insurance Seminar, Houston, TX, March 2009

· "Allocation of Risks by Contract," Marsh Upstream Energy Insurance and Risk Management Course, Houston, TX, March 2008

· "Disaster Scenario: Onshore Hurricane Crisis Resolution," IQPC's Advanced Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil and Gas, Houston, TX, June 2007

· "Panel Discussion - Force Majeure, Business Interruption, and Related Hurricane Issues - What to be Aware of Before and After a Hurricane Hits," Liskow & Lewis Oilfield Indemnity and Insurance Seminar, Houston, TX, November 2006

· "Contractual Risk Issues and Indemnification," Marsh Upstream Energy Insurance and Risk Management Course, Houston, TX, October 2006

· "Disaster Scenario: Onshore Hurricane Crisis Resolution," IQPC's Advanced Contract Risk Management in Upstream Oil and Gas, Houston, TX, June 2006

· "Allocation of Risks by Contract," Strategic Research Institute's 3rd Annual Insurance and Risk Management for the Oil and Gas Industry Summit, Houston, TX, March 2006

· "Oil Spills - How to Recover Your Response Costs From the Oil Spill Trust Fund," Liskow and Lewis Environmental Seminar, Houston, TX, January 2006

· "Effective Use of Graphics and Document Management During Trial," Liskow & Lewis Toxic Torts Seminar, New Orleans, LA, April 2004

· "Your Third Party Contractor (Tankerman, Mid-Stream Fuel Providers, etc.) Causes a Reportable Spill - How Does This Affect You and How Should You Handle the Problem," Liskow & Lewis Environmental Seminar, New Orleans, LA, May 2003

Publications:

· "Indemnity in Deep Water: Indemnity Agreements Offshore and the Deepwater Horizon," Lorman Education Services Maritime Personal Injury Seminar, New Orleans, LA, April 2013

· Selected Non-Litigation and Pre-Litigation Issues Arising After the Storms: A Three-Part Series: Part One - Force Majeure

· Selected Non-Litigation and Pre-Litigation Issues Arising After the Storms: A Three-Part Series: Part Two - Selected Insurance Issues

· Selected Non-Litigation and Pre-Litigation Issues Arising After the Storms: A Three-Part Series: Part Three - The Oil Pollution Act of 1990

 
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Michael A. Golemi

1001 Fannin Street, Suite 1800
HoustonTX 77002




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