Maritime Law Attorneys in Houston


Ideally located in Houston, Texas, one of the busiest ports in the United States, our firm offers sound legal representation for a variety of complex maritime law matters. With more than 35 years in practice, Stepp & Sullivan, P.C. understands the unique needs of our maritime clients, as well as the various complexities involved in this area of law. We are proud to serve individual and business clients throughout Houston, Galveston, Freeport, Beaumont/Port Arthur, Corpus Christi, and Brownsville.

Contact our Houston-based maritime law attorneys today to discuss your legal needs; call (713) 336-7200 to request a consultation.

Types of Cases We Handle

Maritime law is a highly specialized area of law. When you are dealing with a Jones Act injury claim or contractual dispute, you want an attorney who understands and is highly experienced in this particular area. At Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., our team has more than 60 years of collective legal experience, and we are well-versed in a wide variety of maritime law issues.

Our firm regularly assists clients with the following types of maritime matters:

  • Jones Act injuries
  • Unseaworthiness
  • Personal injury and wrongful death cases
  • Sinking, explosion, and fire cases
  • Toxic exposure claims
  • Collision and pollution cases
  • Contractual issues and related disputes

Our firm has been involved in cases regarding major disasters, both along the Texas coast and elsewhere. We assisted clients in cases involving the collision and oil spill that occurred in Port Arthur in 2010, as well as the collision and oil spill in Galveston in 2014, amongst others. We have represented clients in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from massive explosions, fires, and exposure to toxic substances. We have also handled cases involving sinkings and other disasters.

Trust Our Team with Your Legal Needs

At Stepp & Sullivan, P.C., our maritime lawyers in Houston are involved in the local maritime community. Many of them have been members of and held leadership positions in various maritime groups, including the Houston Mariners Club, the Houston Propeller Club, and the Offshore Energy Society.

When it comes to your legal needs, we take the time to fully understand and investigate your unique situation. Our firm is proud to provide personalized legal services and custom solutions backed by decades of experience. No matter how tough or complex your situation may be, we are here to help.


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Why Us

Why Stepp & Sullivan

  • Over 60 years of combined legal experience.
  • Full service law firm to help our clients in a variety of areas.
  • Providing solutions that are tailored to meet each client's needs.
  • Client focused approach, clients are always updated on their case.


Protect What Matters Most!

Call (713) 336-7200 to speak with an attorney and learn about your options.