Our Firm

Stanford Law Firm represents commercial clients engaged in maritime and offshore oil & gas related activities.


Stanford Law Firm was formed in 1993 and is based in Houston, Texas. The firm handles a wide array of maritime and offshore matters from around the world:


  • Preparation and negotiation of landside, upstream, and supply chain contracts and agreements

  • Vessel and equipment purchase and sales agreements

  • Ship finance agreements

  • Vessel and equipment leases

  • Shipyard and fabrication yard disputes

  • Charter party and other maritime contract disputes

  • Assistance in arbitration and business litigation, including serving as an arbitrator

  • Marine insurance advice, including contractual insurance requirements

  • Advice concerning coastwise trade restrictions and citizenship requirements