Vincent M. DeOrchis

437 Madison Avenue, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone:  212-551-7730
Fax:  212-201-1939
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Practice Areas:
Maritime and Transportation
Admitted to Practice:
New York, U.S. Supreme Court
New York, NY
Law School:
Fordham University School of Law
Undergraduate School:
Fordham College

Vincent M. DeOrchis is a partner in the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, 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.

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.

Selected Representations

  • Negotiated a favorable result in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration on behalf of client Sweeteners Plus

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Professional Activities

  • Titulary member of the Comitè Maritime International (CMI)
  • Served on the board of directors of the Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Served as chairman of the Committee on Carriage of Goods
  • Served on the board of directors of New York Maritime, Inc. (NYMAR)
  • Participated as a briefing judge in the Judge John R. Brown National Moot Court Competition

Honors and Awards

  • 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.

Academic Achievements

DeOrchis received a J.D. degree from Fordham Law School in 1974. He graduated from Fordham College in 1971. 

Recent News and Media

ICC Issues Award for Sweeteners Plus in Dispute Over $7 Million Escrow

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of...

March 25, 2014

Montgomery McCracken Receives Arbitration Award for Client Sweeteners Plus in ICC Court

NEW YORK--Montgomery McCracken achieved a favorable result in the International...

March 05, 2014

Recent Alerts and Publications

Party is Sanctioned for Destruction of Electronic Documents After Receiving a Claim

Partner Vincent M. DeOrchis authored "Party is Sanctioned for Destruction...

April 01, 2014


International Law Seminar 2013: Recent Developments in Maritime Law: A Multi-Jurisdictional Perspective

Montgomery McCracken partners Vincent DeOrchis,...

September 26, 2013