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Vincent M. DeOrchis

Vincent M. DeOrchis

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Three Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

October 28, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2020 New York…

US Courts Divided About Obligation to Provide Foreign Arbitrations with the Benefit of US Discovery Instruments. Will London Find the American Cupboard Bare?

October 12, 2020

International Maritime Law Seminar
By Vincent M. DeOrchis and Matteo Bonuzzi

28 USC §1782 is a US statute that allows foreign parties to a totally foreign court proceeding to access U.S….

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

August 20, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of…

Montgomery McCracken Attorney Ranked in Chambers USA 2020

April 27, 2020

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Vincent M. DeOrchis has been recognized in his respective area of practice by…

Get Ready to Confront the Force (Majeure)

March 26, 2020

The maritime industry is awash with contracts that have a force majeure clause. It is understandable in an industry that…

Three Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 12, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 New York…

13 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

August 15, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2019

April 25, 2019

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

International Ocean Bills of Lading- Lost In Translation

September 18, 2018

Vincent DeOrchis

An ocean bill of lading is truly a remarkable creature, born of commerce and the law. One sheet of paper…

Two Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 13, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2018 New York…

17 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of…

Four Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2018

May 9, 2018

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

Vincent M. DeOrchis and Robert E. O’Connor Appointed Board Members of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF)

January 17, 2018

New York, NY – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Vincent M. DeOrchis and Robert E. O’Connor were recently…

Poorly Written Choice of Law Clause Causes a Dilemma

November 9, 2017


By Vincent M. DeOrchis

A good example of how cases can be treated differently by a court or an arbitration panel can be glimpsed…

Jurisdiction Clauses Are Enforced

November 8, 2017


By Vincent M. DeOrchis

A recent case from the federal court in New York confirms that jurisdiction clauses are difficult to overcome. In ThyssenKrupp Materials NA,…

Five Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 20, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2017 New York…

18 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

August 15, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of…

Montgomery McCracken Receives “International Restructuring Deal of the Year” at the 9th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards

June 14, 2017

NEW YORK – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the firm has received “International Restructuring Deal of the Year” award…

Four Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA 2017

May 26, 2017

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been recognized in their respective areas of practice by Chambers…

Montgomery McCracken Selected as Finalist for Three Awards for the 9th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards

May 8, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery McCracken has been selected as a finalist for the “Energy Deal of the Year ($250MM – $1B)”…

Vacating An Arbitration Award Remains Difficult

February 24, 2017

Vincent M. DeOrchis

ICC Chemical Corp. v. Nordic Tankers Trading A/S The issue of whether an arbitration award in the U.S. can be…

Montgomery McCracken to Receive Two Awards at The M&A Advisor’s 11th Annual Turnaround Awards

January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the firm will receive the “Restructuring Deal of the Year…

Montgomery McCracken Receives “Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $100MM)” Award by The M&A Advisor

November 10, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (November 10, 2016)– Montgomery McCracken has received the “Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $100MM)” award by…

2016 International Maritime Law Seminar

October 19, 2016

Montgomery McCracken partner John J. Levy will be speaking at the 2016 International Maritime Law Seminar, “Recent Developments in Maritime…

Five Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Selected to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 21, 2016

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2016 New York…

Montgomery McCracken Selected as Finalist for Two Awards for the 15th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

September 1, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – Montgomery McCracken has been selected as a finalist for the “Energy Deal of the Year” award and “Restructuring…

No Sympathy for Spoiled Melons – Service Contract Terms Upheld

August 31, 2016

Vincent M. DeOrchis

Sometimes you just can’t win.  In Sol Group Marketing Co. v. American President Lines, Ltd. before the Southern District of New…

Typical on deck stowage case poses some interesting questions

August 31, 2016

Vincent M. DeOrchis

In Atwood Oceanics, Inc. v. M/V PAC Altair, the Southern District of Alabama considered what happens when a carrier wants…

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America © 2017

August 15, 2016

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 edition of…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Ranked in Chambers USA

June 2, 2016

Four Montgomery McCracken attorneys have been recognized in their fields by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA guide. The…

Left flat by abandoned tires

May 18, 2016

American Shipper
By Chris Dupin

Abandoned cargo can be a problem for carriers, intermediaries, and other businesses. Two lawsuits from last year revolving around abandoned…

US imports set to face little VGM scrutiny from Coast Guard

April 6, 2016

The Journal of Commerce
By John Gallagher

WASHINGTON – If recent trends are an indication, U.S. importers have little reason to be concerned the verified gross mass…

Currents and Tides

February 25, 2016

Sailing in rough weather: The recent catastrophes involving the M/V EL FARO and the M/V ANTHEM OF THE SEAS, ships…

Abandonment of cargo is no defense to ocean freight owed

February 24, 2016

In Mediterranean Shipping Co. v. Best Tire Recycling Inc., 2015 WL 6695817 (D. P.R., 2015). the District Court of Puerto…

Partner Vincent M. DeOrchis Served As Moderator and Speaker at the ACI Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation Conference

February 2, 2016

Vincent M. DeOrchis, a partner and co-chair of Montgomery McCracken’s Maritime and Transportation practice, recently served as moderator and speaker…

Montgomery McCracken Successfully Obtains Confirmation of O.W. Bunker Debtors’ Liquidation Plans

December 18, 2015

A team of Montgomery McCracken bankruptcy and maritime attorneys led by Natalie D. Ramsey, Richard G. Placey, Davis Lee Wright,…

TOTE Seeks Exoneration or Limitation of Liability in El Faro Sinking

November 2, 2015

American Shipper
By Chris Dupin

The owners of the TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico container and roll-on/roll-off cargo ship El Faro, which sank in Hurricane Joaquin…

12 Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 18, 2015

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America©…

Judge Says Terminal Not Liable for Sandy-Soaked Sweaters

June 12, 2015

New York Law Journal
By Mark Hamblett

Hurricane Sandy was a legal Act of God that leaves Lord & Taylor on the hook for nearly 2,000 water-soaked…

BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

September 5, 2014

Judge Carl Barbier issued his much-anticipated decision yesterday (September 4, 2014), assessing liability for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. In lengthy…

Validation Principle May Increase Number of Future Arbitrations

May 31, 2014

[Editor’s Note: Vincent M. DeOrchis is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Maritime and Transportation practice group in the firm’s New…

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

April 1, 2014

Partner Vincent M. DeOrchis authored “Party is Sanctioned for Destruction of Electronic Documents After Receiving a Claim” on page 9 in the…

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

March 25, 2014

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration on Feb. 17 issued an award in favor of a…

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

March 5, 2014

NEW YORK–Montgomery McCracken achieved a favorable result in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration on behalf…

Vincent M. DeOrchis joins Montgomery McCracken as partner of the Maritime & Transportation Practice

March 30, 2012

Montgomery McCracken announced today the appointment of Vincent M. DeOrchis as partner of the maritime and transportation practice.  DeOrchis and his…