Richard W. Palmer

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  • Of Counsel at Palmer Biezup & Henderson LLP (11 Attorneys)
  • 190 N. Independence Mall, West, Suite 401, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Attorney Awards


Permanent Member, Advisory Board, Tulane Admiralty Law Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.

World Academy of Art & Science (Assistant Treasurer, 1983-1986; Treasurer, 1986—).

Areas of Practice (51)

  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Litigation
  • International Law
  • Insurance
  • Reinsurance
  • Commercial Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Finance
  • Yachts
  • Recreational Craft
  • Aviation Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Transportation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Jones Act
  • Long shore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act
  • Marine Environmental Law
  • Marine Insurance
  • Marine Insurance Defense
  • Marine Pollution
  • Marine Subrogation
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Maritime Contracts
  • Maritime Finance
  • Maritime Liens
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Maritime Products Liability
  • Maritime Property Damage
  • Recreational Boating Law
  • Ship Documentation
  • Ship Foreclosure
  • Ship Sales and Mortgages
  • Shipyard Litigation
  • Clean Water Act
  • Environmental Cleanup
  • Commercial Foreclosure
  • Creditor Bankruptcy
  • Excess and Reinsurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Boating Accidents
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Bills of Lading
  • Cargo Claims

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
215-987-3342  Phone
215-625-0185  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, A.B., 1942
Law School Attended:
Harvard University, J.D., 1948
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Fifth Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1950, New York; 1959, Pennsylvania
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American (Standing Committee on Admiralty and Maritime Law, Member, 1972-1979 and Chairman, 1978-1979) Bar Associations; International Association of Defense Counsel; Internation Bar of London; Association of Average Adjusters of the United States and the United Kingdom.
Birth Information:
Boston, Massachusetts, October 20, 1919

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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