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Rupert Paul Hansen Jr

Admiralty and maritime Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • Licensed for 45 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1978
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Admiralty and maritime
    50%
    Full range of litigation, arbitration, transactional, regulatory and financial services in admiralty and maritime law, including representation of ship owners, charterers, P&I Clubs, terminal operators, tug & tow interests, lenders, ports, banks, manufacturers, salvors, shipyards, maritime businesses, yacht clubs and superyacht interests on matters including preventative and regulatory advice, complex litigation, casualty and oil pollution response, ship and superyacht construction/sale/finance.

  2. Commercial real estate
    20%
    Representation of businesses, banks, manufacturers, developers, media companies, in transactional matters, financing, and litigation and arbitration of commercial disputes.

  3. Environmental and natural resources
    20%
    Representation of marine and shore side interests, including shipowners, ports, property owners, developers, construction interests, and lenders environmental litigation and before state and federal regulatory agencies.

  4. Real estate
    10%
    Representations of commercial and residential property owners, buyers, developers, lessees, construction interests and lenders in transactional matters, financing, and litigation and arbitration of disputes concerning acquisition, sale, construction, and use of real estate and waterfront property.

Mr. Hansen has over 30 years of sailing experience, including racing in California and Great Lakes, and bareboat chartering throughout California, the Pacific Northwest, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.

Location

Cox, Wootton, Lerner, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos, LLP
190 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA, 94105-1201

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • University of San Francisco School of Law
  • 1983 - 2003

Education

  • Tulane University
  • LL.M - Master of Laws in Admiralty, With Distinction
  • 1982
  • University of London (University & King's Colleges) London
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1982
  • California Western School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • University of Michigan
  • B.G.S.
  • 1975
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Associations

  • Subcommittee on Local Admiralty Rules for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Proctor Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Executive Committee of University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal
  • Member
  • N/A
  • University of San Francisco Maritime Law Journal
  • Permanent Member Advisory Committee
  • N/A
  • Marin County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association Torts and Insurance Practice Section, Subcommmitte on Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Past Chair
  • N/A
  • Pacific Admiralty Seminar
  • Past Chair
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association, Section on Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Member
  • N/A
  • International Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Honors and Awards

  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Top Attorneys
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2015
  • Northern Caliornia Superlawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Top Attorneys
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in Amerca
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2013
  • Top Attorneys
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2013
  • Northern Calfornia Superlawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Nothern California Super Lawer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • Top Attorneys
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2012
  • Top Attorneys
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • 2011
  • Nothern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2011
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2010
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Top 100 Setlements in California
  • The Recorder
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers in the Bay Area
  • San Francisco Business Times
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2008
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Publications

  • International Bar Association (IBA) publication
  • Getting the Deal Through - USA Shipping 2010
  • 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • London International Maritime Law Seminar
  • Recent Developments in U.S. Maritime Law
  • 2013
  • London International Maritime Law Seminar
  • Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Decisions in the U.S.: The Confluence of Maritime Law and Bankruptcy
  • 2012
  • National Marine Bankers Association Annual Meeting
  • Recent Developments in Marine Finance
  • 2007
  • Pacific Admiralty Law Seminar
  • Maritime Law (Chair)
  • 2006
  • Lorman Seminar - Maritime Personal Injury
  • Maritime Liens And Vessel Arrests: A Useful Fiction And Important Procedure
  • 2002
  • National Marine Bankers Association Annual Meeting
  • Yacht Offshore Registration
  • 2001
  • Joint Meeting of Northern California Law Libraires Assocition and Southern California Law Libraries Association
  • Recent Developments in Maritime Law
  • 1999
  • Pacific Coast Yachting Association Meeting
  • Maritime Law and The Yachtsman
  • 1998
  • Pacific Admiralty Seminar
  • High Technology Evidence in the Courtroom (Session Chair)
  • 1996
  • Environmental Law Section Meeting, San Francisco Bar Association
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessment – Comparing OSPRA and CERCLA
  • 1995
  • Pacific Admiralty Seminar
  • Recent Developments in Practice and Procedure (Session Chair)
  • 1992
  • Graham & James Seminar
  • Americans With Disabilities Act and the Maritime Industry
  • 1992
  • Pacific Admiralty Seminar
  • Jurisdiction and Forum Non Conveniens
  • 1990
  • National Freight Claim & Security Council, American Trucking Association Region VII, San Francisco,
  • Current Developments in Maritime Cargo Claims
  • N/A
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San Francisco Admiralty and maritime Lawyer Rupert Paul Hansen Jr
Rupert Paul Hansen Jr
Admiralty and maritime Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 45 years