Law Offices of George W. Nowell

Experienced in Maritime/Admiralty, Insurance, and Civil Litigation

Founded in 1985, the Law Offices of George W. Nowell is a San Francisco-based, Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated™ law firm serving insurance, commercial and individual client interests in all California Courts in the areas of Maritime/Admiralty Law, Insurance Coverage and Defense, Subrogation, Personal Injury Defense, Government Torts, Transportation and Civil Litigation. The Firm is regularly included in Super Lawyers lists and U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers "Best Firm" rankings in the area of Admiralty & Maritime Law. For 2013, George Nowell was recognized as Best Lawyers' San Francisco Admiralty & Maritime Law "Lawyer of the Year".

The firm is committed to providing its clients with the highest quality legal services with a clear focus on the economics of a case. We pride ourselves in aggressively and efficiently pursuing resolution of claims through trial if necessary, but with greater emphasis on careful investigation and development of the necessary facts and legal arguments to obtain a favorable settlement at the earliest time in favor of our clients. In appropriate cases, the firm emphasizes resolution over litigation through the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures to meet the individual goals of our clients.

The firm’s attorneys are experienced in Civil Litigation including Mediation, Arbitration, Trial and Appellate Practice in both State and Federal Courts. The firm is also experienced in representing clients in governmental administrative proceedings.

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