Anthony J. Mavronicolas

Special Counsel



Martindale Hubbell AV Review


Anthony Mavronicolas is an AV rated attorney with over 40 years of experience with both litigation and International Arbitration. His practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial law, litigation, and arbitration with particular emphasis on the maritime industry and commodity trading industry. He has significant maritime experience litigating and arbitrating cases in areas such as: maritime casualties, marine contracts, cargo damage, charter party and bill of lading disputes, commodity contract disputes, and insurance disputes.

Mr. Mavronicolas is a litigator with broad-based civil litigation experience, including complex commercial litigation and appellate work. He has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous civil litigations in both Federal and State court. Mr. Mavronicolas also has significant arbitration experience having argued dozens of cases before the Society of Maritime Arbitrators, the American Arbitration Association, the Rice Millers Association, the National Grain and Feed Association, the National Futures Association, the International Center for Dispute Resolution and the International Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Mavronicolas was a former partner at Hill Rivkins before devoting more time to teaching and starting his own Litigation and Arbitration boutique.

Mr. Mavronicolas received a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Philosophy with Honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from Tulane University Law School. He was an adjunct professor for over twenty years at the State University of New York Maritime where his teaching and research interests are in alternate dispute resolution, international business law, development policy and environmental law. He has also been an adjunct professor at Tulane University Law School where he has taught courses in maritime arbitration, charterparties and conflicts of law.

Mr. Mavronicolas is fluent in Greek and conversant in French.


The Association of the Bar, Maritime Law Association of the United States and the Connecticut Maritime Association.


New York State, United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, United States District Court for Connecticut, United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Seventh Circuit, Massachusetts State.

Publications and Notable Speaking Engagements

R. Force and A. Mavronicolas, Two Models of Maritime Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration, 65 Tulane Law Review, 1461 (1991)

A. Mavronicolas, Charter Parties and the Uniform Commercial Code, State University of New York Transportation Management Conference Proceedings. (May 1994)

A. Mavronicolas, Environmental Policy and Criminal Sanctions for Oil Pollution, State University of New York Transportation Management Conference Proceedings, May 1995 (Published Autumn 1995)

P. Ruitinga and A. Mavronicolas, Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Netherlands Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, Thessaloniki Bar Association (Published Autumn 1995)

A. Mavronicolas, Hellenic Review of European Law, Centre of International and European Economic Law (International Edition 2006-2007)

A. Mavronicolas, International Congress of Maritime and Admiralty Law: Lecture on Maritime Arbitration, presented at University of Marmara Law School (October 8, 2010)