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

Validation Principle May Increase Number of Future Arbitrations

By Vincent M. DeOrchis and Matteo Bonuzzi

May 31, 2014

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