James Harold Power

Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

James Harold Power

James Harold Power

Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

Biography

James H. Power is a partner in Holland & Knight's New York office and practices in the areas of international law, admiralty law, transportation law, environmental law, public law and general civil litigation. He focuses generally on marine casualties, cargo cases, charter party disputes, maritime liens, government bid protests, marine pollution, seamen's claims and variety of other maritime and non-maritime matters. Mr. Power has extensive experience handling large complex litigation cases and is presently senior counsel on the multi-billion dollar oil pollution spill case involving the vessel Prestige on behalf of the Kingdom of Spain. He argues motions in numerous Federal and State Courts and represents clients in federal mediation and in maritime arbitrations. Mr. Power conducts numerous onboard investigations for both civil and criminal claims against vessel interests.

Mr. Power assists lenders and buyers in the sale and acquisition of vessels and advises parties on various maritime and regulatory aspects involved in such transactions. He represented the secured lender in the high profile Millenium Seacarriers bankruptcy. Representation in this multi-tiered litigation involved a series of successful maritime lien priority judgments favorable to the secured lender.

Prior to entering practice, Mr. Power worked as an engineer in the maritime industry and as a licensed engineering officer onboard U.S. merchant vessels. Mr. Power is currently a lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve. Mr. Power is serving as treasurer of Holland & Knight's political action committee (PAC).

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Number of Awards

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Executive Partner, Washington, D.C. Office at Holland & Knight LLP

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Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

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Partner at Holland & Knight LLP

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Education
JD

Celebrating over 80 years of excellence in legal education, St. John’s School of Law has produced lawyers who have distinguished themselves in practice, government, and the judiciary. Among our graduates are former New York governors Mario M. Cuomo and Hugh L. Carey, former Court of Appeals Judges Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Theodore T. Jones, and the School’s former Dean and former Court of Appeals Judge Joseph W. Bellacosa. The law school plays a prominent role in the New York City legal community, imbuing all that it does with the University’s Vincentian tradition.

BS in Marine Engineering

United States Merchant Marine Academy is a federal service academy that educates and graduates licensed Merchant Marine officers of exemplary character who serve America’s marine transportation and defense needs in peace and war. With 95 percent of the world's products transported over water, these leaders are vital to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transport during war and peace.

Career History
Partner
Current

Holland & Knight LLP provides legal services. The company offers four practice sections: litigation, government, business and real estate. It has locations in Atlanta, Bethesda, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Los Angeles and Tallahassee. The company was founded in 1968 and is located in Miami, FL.

Lieutenant
Prior

The United States Navy Reserve (USNR), known as the United States Naval Reserve from 1915 to 2005, is the Reserve Component (RC) of the United States Navy. Members of the Navy Reserve, called Reservists, are enrolled in the Selected Reserve (SELRES), the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), the Full Time Support (FTS), or the Retired Reserve program.

Boards & Committees
Treasurer, Political Action Committee
Current

Holland & Knight LLP provides legal services. The company offers four practice sections: litigation, government, business and real estate. It has locations in Atlanta, Bethesda, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Los Angeles and Tallahassee. The company was founded in 1968 and is located in Miami, FL.

Member, International Environmental Law Committee
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The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Advisory Board
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Urban Assembly New York Harbor School is a small public high school located on Governors Island. Our rigorous, college preparatory curriculum teaches on water job skills and environmental stewardship by utilizing New York City’s waterways.

Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US District Court, Eastern District of New York
Admitted to the New York Bar
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
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