Chris Ulfers, Partner, Maritime Practice Group, Jones Walker LLP 

Christopher Ulfers is a partner in the Maritime Practice Group and a member of the maritime transactional team at Jones Walker LLP. Ulfers focuses his practice on maritime law and regularly advises and represents clients in maritime, regulatory and commercial matters. He has extensive experience in marine finance and the negotiation and drafting of a wide variety of maritime contracts, including vessel purchase and sale agreements, bareboat and time charters, master and spot towage agreements, master service agreements, barge fleeting and mooring agreements, marine-related access agreements, terminal agreements, and vessel repair and construction contracts. Ulfers also has experience handling a variety of commercial disputes in the maritime, energy and other industries, including issues related to insurance coverage, indemnity disputes, construction litigation, maritime lien disputes, vessel seizures and attachments, maritime and aviation personal-injury cases, property damage cases, and vessel collisions and allisions.