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Limor BenMaier is a Partner in the firm’s Houston office. Her practice primarily focuses on the defense of Admiralty and Maritime claims. With a Master of Law in Admiralty, Limor focuses her practice on the defense of claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base Act (DBA), the Jones Act and General Maritime law.
Additionally, Limor regularly handles claims brought before the Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges. As a defense litigator, Limor has successfully prevailed on numerous appeals before the Benefits Review Board and the Fifth Circuit. Prior to entering private practice, Limor was an Attorney with the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges, where she drafted Decisions and Orders related to the Longshore Act, DBA, Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentation Act, the Davis Bacon Act/Service Contract Act, Sarbanes-Oxley and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. This provided her with invaluable experience in understanding the process behind the drafting of Decision and Orders from the OALJ’s office.
Limor is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, which indicates the highest professional and ethical standards and is the highest rating a lawyer can receive.