Firm Overview

Hill Rivkins' tradition of excellence in the field of maritime litigation has proven to be a formidable cornerstone for the law firm. From this core practice, our firm’s services have grown far beyond Hill Rivkins’ original prominence in admiralty law since the firm's founding in 1933.

Today, our firm has a national reputation for providing exemplary services in all aspects of insurance and commercial endeavours. The firm deals with all major sectors of insurance coverage including property, casualty, inland marine, general liability, energy, and commercial reinsurance and excess. Our lawyers are proficient in the full array of commercial trading and affiliated operations.

Civil litigation has always been the lifeblood of Hill Rivkins. Our lawyers advocate in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, handling and supervising matters in venues throughout the nation. Furthermore, Hill Rivkins' international practice involves actions and proceedings worldwide, particularly in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Our firm has an established international network of legal and technical professionals on stand-by, prepared to assist our clients on six continents.

Hill Rivkins has a long history of arbitration and ADR experience. In fact, several of our attorneys serve as mediators and arbitrators in addition to representing client interests in proceedings before the American Arbitration Association (AAA); the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. (SMA); the International Chamber of Commerce Court of Arbitration (ICC); Houston Maritime Arbitration Association (HMAA) and a variety of trade and industry panels.