Eckland & Blando congratulates Partner Samuel P. Blatchley in his election to serve as Director of the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Founded in 1899, the MLA is the preeminent bar association for admiralty and maritime law in the United States, with members across the globe.
Based in Boston, and licensed to practice in Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, and New York, Mr. Blatchley is a leading maritime attorney in the Northeast. He is also the Chair of the Practice and Procedure Committee of the Maritime Law Association, a committee focused on the development of the maritime law practice across the United States.
As a Director, Mr. Blatchley’s extensive knowledge, experience, and his common-sense approach to solving difficult legal problems will undoubtedly add to the rich tradition of the Maritime Law Association.