Geoffrey D. Ferrer

Geoffrey D. Ferrer joined the firm in December 2003 and serves as the office managing partner of the New York office. He focuses on U.S. and non-U.S. flag shipping matters, all aspects of asset-based lending, including ship and aircraft finance, and equipment leasing. He routinely advises vessel owners and operators as well as financial institutions in connection with U.S., Marshall Island, Liberian and Vanuatu maritime and corporate laws. He also provides maritime advice in connection with shipping related mergers and acquisitions as well as securities offerings. In addition, he represents clients in maritime lien and mortgage enforcement actions as well as in marine casualty and general commercial disputes. He has been recognized by Chambers and Partners for shipping finance expertise.

In 1978, Geoffrey received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oklahoma. He earned his law degree in 1981 from Columbia University.

He is the author of "Judicial Sales and Priority of Liens - United States," Maritime Law Handbook, originally published in 1994 and updated in 2013.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Business/Corporate and 3) Transportation & Logistics
Law School Columbia Law School (J.D., 1981)
Education University of Oklahoma (B.A., 1978)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cozen O Connor
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