(MIAMI) April 1, 2019 – McAlpin Tanner Marcotte PA, a boutique law firm specializing in Admiralty & Maritime Law, is pleased to announce that Daniel Marcotte has been named a Partner. He has been an Associate of the firm since December 2015.

“We are proud of Daniel’s accomplishments and the work he has produced on behalf of our clients,” said Managing Partner Richard McAlpin, who is AV rated and board certified by the Florida Bar in both civil trial and Admiralty & Maritime Law.

Daniel is an accomplished maritime litigator whose experience includes complex maritime litigation, the defense of marine insurance claims, and general commercial disputes. He has spent his entire career defending major cruise lines, corporations, and underwriters in personal injury claims, first and third-party insurance claims, and admiralty and maritime matters, including passenger and crew claims, Exoneration or Limitation of Liability actions, wrongful death, salvage, vessel collisions, groundings, cargo damage or theft, and products liability claims.

He has successfully litigated in both state and federal court in jury and bench trials, as well as in international arbitration proceedings where he has assisted in obtaining several defense verdicts. He has obtained dismissals of numerous claims through summary judgement for several of the major cruise lines as well as insurance underwriters. He has also briefed several cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Daniel has extensive experience evaluating pre-suit and in-suit claims, developing litigation strategies, arguing complex issues at the trial-court level and handling all matters of discovery from case inception through trial.

A native of Miami, Daniel attended the University of Florida, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. He received his law degree at the Florida Coastal School of Law in 2007.

During his spare time, he enjoys spending time his family, watching his children play little league baseball and rooting for the Florida Gators.

Located in the Brickell area of Miami, McAlpin Tanner Marcotte consistently ranks among the state’s premier maritime litigation practices. The firm’s attorneys are seasoned maritime litigators who regularly appear in both state and federal court at the trial and appellate levels, representing major insurers, their clients, and Fortune 500 corporations in all manner of marine claims and transactions.

For more than three decades, firm attorneys have focused their practice on maritime litigation including defense of claims by maritime employees, passengers, longshoremen, and Jones Act claims. The firm also handles hull and machinery claims; maritime liens; charter party disputes; marine subrogation; dive and tour boat accidents; first party marine insurance claims; environmental and pollution claims; and commercial litigation.

McAlpin Tanner Marcotte is located in Brickell City Tower, 80 S.W. 8th Street, Suite 2805.
Miami, Florida. For more information, contact (305) 810-5400 or visit www.mtm-legal.com.