NICOLETTI HORNIG & SWEENEY is internationally recognized as one of the leading law firms in the United States in marine insurance, shipping and transportation litigation, and admiralty and maritime law.

The firm's reputation and expertise have been acknowledged by numerous publications including U.S. News & World Report, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Fortune, and The Legal 500: United States. The firm's attorneys have been consistently described as "leading individuals" in maritime litigation in the United States, among the "Best Lawyers in America" in maritime law, and in New York as "Super Lawyers" in insurance coverage, transportation and maritime law, personal injury defense, and civil litigation defense.


Over the years, the firm's litigation and arbitration practices have expanded to include diverse areas such as construction accidents and construction defects, products liability, aviation, labor and employment, medical and legal malpractice, directors and officers liability, broker/agent errors and omissions, and premises liability.

Our clients, ranging from Fortune 100 multinational corporations to small companies and individuals, include major international and domestic insurance underwriters, vessel owners, construction companies, real estate developers, insurance brokers, offshore drilling contractors, marinas, ship builders and dealers, oil companies, marine transportation companies, freight forwarders, marine construction companies, tug and barge owners, marine salvage companies, commodity traders, logistics providers, and playground equipment, steel, and electronics manufacturers.