Max Hardberger brings a unique background to his practice of
international maritime law. With experience as a ship
captain, private investigator, commercial airplane pilot,
drilling fluids consultant, marine surveyor, and port captain,
Mr. Hardberger's law practice draws from his forty years of
experience in solving problems in shipping and other
international businesses. His clients include shipowners,
shippers, charterers, receivers, stevedores, bunker suppliers,
salvors, and dockowners. He has wide experience and special
expertise in cargo claims, charter party disputes, and maritime
liens. He has been admitted to federal courts in Texas and Louisiana
as an expert in navigation, cargo operations, mooring
arrangements, and vessel valuation. He is a Proctor Member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States.
Mr. Hardberger is admitted to the California bar.
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