Vincent M. DeOrchis is a partner in the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken.
Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Mr. DeOrchis was a founding partner with DeOrchis & Partners. He has handled many of the leading cases in U.S. Maritime law involving cargo, charter party, limitation of liability and hull claims.
Mr. DeOrchis is a consulting expert to the U.S. State Department with respect to the UNCITRAL, a project to draft a new international cargo liability instrument. He has tried numerous cases, appeals and arbitrations throughout the United States during his career.
Mr. DeOrchis has been included in "Best Lawyers in America," "Best Lawyers in New York," and Chambers Global as well as USA listings of ranked lawyers.
Mr. DeOrchis co-authored "Negotiation - An Attorney's Manual" and "Inside the Minds: Founding a Law Firm."
Mr. DeOrchis is a titulary member of the Comitè Maritime International (CMI). He served on the Board of Directors of the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and was the chairman of the Committee on Carriage of Goods, which has proposed a revision of the U.S. Carriage of Goods by Sea Act for submission to Congress. He has also served on the Board of Directors of New York Maritime, Inc. (NYMAR). He has participated as a briefing judge in the Judge John R. Brown National Moot Court Competition.
Mr. DeOrchis is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the State and Federal Courts in New York, as well as the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Mr. DeOrchis received a J.D. from Fordham Law School in 1974. He graduated from Fordham College in 1971.
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