Licensed to Practice

in Louisiana and Texas


504 596 6777

Why our firm?

    • Civil Litigation
    • Admiralty/ Maritime
    • Commercial Services & Litigation
    • Real Estate
    • Personal Injury
    • Medical Malpractice
    • BP Oil Spill Recovery
  • Successfully prosecuted and defended a number of civil cases in Texas and Louisiana Federal and State Courts, including:

    • Representing ship owners in litigation releasing their vessels from maritime lien arrests in New Orleans and Lake  Charles, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; and Savannah, Georgia, among other jurisdictions
    • Negotiating settlements of over $2,000,000 in crew wage claims, resulting in payment and repatriation of stranded crew members of bankrupt ship owner companies
    • Prosecuting and defending maritime claims on behalf of ship chandlers, marine engineering firms and bunker suppliers
    • Obtaining a total award of over $500,000 in an ophthalmology medical malpractice case
    • Defending a multi-million dollar suit against a wholesale jeweler in Dallas, Texas, absolving the company and its principals of any liability
    • Negotiating millions in lawsuit settlements for companies and individuals
  • In the transactional arena, representation of small and large companies in multi-million dollar matters, including:

    • Coordinating legal due diligence on a proposed purchase of a $500,000,000 maritime company
    • Consulting with owners of a major international oil and product carrier on the Initial Public Offering of this NYSE-listed maritime company
    • Organizing and implementing a plan for a foreign maritime transportation company to Cabotage in a South American country; value of project – over $30,000,000
    • Managing the purchase and sale of multi-million dollar office buildings throughout the United States
    • Advising, and organizing corporate structure for hundreds of commercial entities in the United States and abroad

Psarellis & Associates

Our firm is a multi-disciplinary law firm with decades of experience helping individuals and businesses. Our attorneys combine care and a passion for excellence in every case to ensure the best possible result for each client.

Steven E. Psarellis founded Psarellis and Associates in 1994. Since then, the firm has successfully focused on its core practice areas of admiralty/maritime, business litigation, and personal injury. 

Both the New Orleans and Houston offices have an international reach with clients spanning the globe. The attorneys at Psarellis and Associates have successfully represented large and small businesses around the world and have assisted in brokering multi-million dollar deals.

Our attorneys are not only successful, but also accessible. We pride ourselves on taking our clients’ problems personally, making sure our clients are never left in the dark about their case. No matter how large or small a problem may be, it immediately becomes our problem. We work as partners with our clients to ensure that we can get them the best possible outcome.

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