Attorney Profile:

Edward C. Radzik

Edward C. Radzik: Attorney with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. (510 Attorneys)
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  • Edward C. Radzik is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. Since 1979, he has been involved almost exclusively in the litigation of admiralty and maritime claims.
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Biography

Since 1979, Ed Radzik has been involved almost exclusively in the litigation of admiralty and maritime claims. These matters have included claims for cargo loss and damage, ship collisions, allisions, groundings, shipboard fires and explosions, hull and machinery failures, shipyard repair, pollution, stevedore damage, particular and general average, marine insurance disputes, personal injury and other maritime claims. Experienced in ADR, he has been appointed as both a mediator and an arbitrator in a wide range of maritime cases.

Prior to law school, Ed had a brief three-year career in the merchant marine sailing as an engineering officer on break bulk vessels, tankers and container ships and calling at ports throughout Asia, the Far East, Northern Europe, East Africa and coastwise in the United States. As a marine engineer and graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Ed acquired skills in a variety of disciplines, including propulsion systems and mechanical engineering, strength of materials and structures, shipboard electricity and marine refrigeration. Drawing from his seagoing experience in the everyday practice of maritime law, Ed has been able to utilize these skills to better analyze the myriad technical questions that arise in marine casualty litigations.

Ed has been an active member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States and is the former chair and vice chair of the Carriage of Goods Committee. Additionally, he serves as an associate editor of the association's Cargo Newsletter. Ed is currently a member of the Carriage of Goods Committee Working Group studying the United States' anticipated ratification of the UNCITRAL Convention for a new regime for cargo liability that will become known as the Rotterdam Rules.

Ed is recognized in Chambers USA 2005-2016 as a leading lawyer in shipping litigation. As reported to Chambers by peers and clients, they note Ed that is by far and away one of the best choices for cargo litigation with a leading reputation in cargo recovery, Ed's years of experience include collisions, groundings, personal injury and insurance disputes. Clients add talented and knowledgeable. .. always 100 percent committed to the case.

Ed has taught admiralty law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord, New Hampshire and is a former adjunct professor, having taught Business Law at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Successfully Navigating U.S. Admiralty Law - Recovery of Attorneys Fees in U.S. Maritime cases: The demise of the Wilburn Boat Doctrine, Client Seminar, London, England, September 2015

Recovery of Attorneys' Fees in Maritime Matters, A.M. Best Insurance Law Podcast, January 2015

Maritime Time and Demise Charters, New York County Lawyers Bar Association, December 2010

•Fashion Institute of Technology, Adjunct Professor, Business Law, 2007

Marine Salvage v. Towage, Sewanhaka Power Squadron, New Hyde Park, New York, 2006

Pitfalls of Claims Against Railroads and Others, Recovery Forum, Inc., New York City, 2004

Past Employment Positions

•McDermott & Radzik

•U.S. Merchant Marine, 1974-1977, Engineering Officer

Honors & Awards

•AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Attorneys Listed by Best Lawyers in America - Admiralty & Maritime Law, 2008-Present
•Chambers USA: Americas Leading Business Lawyers Guide, Transportation, Shipping Litigation, 2010-Present
•Litigation Counsel of America Fellows
•New York Metro Super Lawyer, 2007-2012, 2015-2016

Year Joined Organization

2009

News

Marshall Dennehey Announces 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 22, 2016

Six attorneys from the Manhattan office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2016 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a...

Marshall Denneheys New York Maritime Litigation Practice Group Cited as a Top National Practice in 2016 Edition of Chambers USA

June 6, 2016

The Maritime Litigation Practice Group in the New York City office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been recognized among the top national maritime practices in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Recognized in the Nationwide:...

Marshall Dennehey Announces 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 6, 2015

Six attorneys from the New York offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been recognized in the 2015 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have...

Edward Radzik Named a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

October 1, 2015

Edward C. Radzik, shareholder in the Maritime Litigation Practice Group in the Manhattan office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been named a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one...

Marshall Denneheys NY Maritime Litigation Practice Group Cited as a Top National Practice by Chambers USA

May 19, 2015

The Maritime Litigation Practice Group in the New York City office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has once again been recognized among the top national maritime practices in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Recognized in the Nationwide:...

Marshall Denneheys NY Maritime Litigation Practice Cited as a Top National Practice by Chambers USA

May 30, 2014

The Maritime Litigation Practice Group in the New York City office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been recognized among the top national maritime practices by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Recognized in the Nationwide: Transportation: Shipping:...

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin (MDWC&G) Welcomes Aboard Maritime Litigation Attorneys of the Law Firm McDermott & Radzik

January 4, 2010

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce the addition of the maritime litigation attorneys Daniel McDermott and Edward Radzik, as well as seven of theircolleagues. This dedicated group of admiralty attorneys will not only enhance MDWC&G's maritime practice, but will...

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law, Arbitration
  • Cargo Subrogation
  • Marine Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Maritime Casualty Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Property Damage Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 376-6439  Phone
(212) 376-6490  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com
University Attended:
Massachusetts Maritime Academy, B.S., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire, J.D., 1979
Admission:
1979, New York; 1979, U.S District Court Southern District of New York; 1979, U.S District Court Eastern District of New York; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Memberships:

Associations & Memberships

•Carriage of Goods Committee Working Group - Member
•Maritime Law Association of the United States, Associate Editor, Cargo Newsletter

Reported Cases:
Published Works: Shipper's Responsibility to Vessel and Other Cargo, (Author) submitted to International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators, 2001; Cargo Newsletter (Associate Editor), Carriage of Goods Committee Maritime Lawyers Association which is published two times each year, in the Minutes of the Association, 1999-present
ISLN:
901214018

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