Kaspar Kielland
New York Office

437 Madison Avenue
24th Floor
New York, NY 10022

P: 212-551-7732
F: 212-599-5085


Kaspar Kielland is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Business Department and a member of the firm’s Maritime and Transportation Practice Group. Kaspar handles various aspects of maritime, admiralty and transportation litigation, including defense of cargo claims, personal injury claims, air cargo lawsuits, insurance claims, commercial claims, maritime attachment proceedings and collection of unpaid freight. He revised shipping contracts and charter parties. He conducted vessel investigations and interviews with officers and crew in anticipation of litigation. He incorporated businesses in New York, including drafting corporate bylaws, and handling renewals and withdrawals of licenses to do business in several states. He also has experience in International Commercial Arbitration and disputes involving commodities.

Selected Representations

  • Represented an Italian client before the Office of Foreign Asset Control (“OFAC”) for the release of blocked funds held by OFAC due to alleged violation of the Embargo against Cuba
  • Represented clients and prospective clients in US Immigration matters in securing J-1 and H-1B Visas as well as Green Cards. Counseled more than 40 foreign trainees that participated in the firms’ trainee program on Visas and application procedures

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Academic Achievements

Kaspar received a LLM degree in Banking, Corporate and Finance Law from Fordham University in 2007. He received J.D. degree from University of Genoa School of Law in 2003. He graduated from Istituto Vittorino da Feltre (Liceo Classico) with a major degree in secondary school with an emphasis on humanities in 1996.