CWL is committed to helping our clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our attorneys and staff are working remotely to ensure that all of your litigation and transactional needs are met. As essential service providers, we remain able to respond to legal emergencies as the need arises. If you have questions about CWL’s response to government mandated distancing protocols for our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Honolulu, please contact our managing partner, Marc Cefalu, at (415) 247-5270 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that most courts in California, Hawaii, and nationwide are experiencing significant delays in their calendaring of proceedings. Trials and hearings are routinely being continued by 30-90 days, if not more. Routine filing deadlines, however, may not be affected. For specific questions about your legal matter and how distancing protocols may affect it, please contact the attorney(s) with whom you work regularly.
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Terence S. Cox is a founding partner of CWL, formed in 1997. Prior to forming CWL, Mr. Cox was a partner with Derby, Cook Quinby & Tweedt in San Francisco.
Mr. Cox represents a variety of business interests, including entrepreneurs, shipping lines, property management enterprises, marinas, tug and barge companies, municipalities, property owners, transportation concerns, manufacturers and employers in various trades. He has been lead counsel in complex trials and appellate matters in state and federal courts throughout the Western States, including Hawaii, Alaska, Nevada, Arizona and Utah, and has acted as an arbitrator and mediator. His expertise includes catastrophic maritime injury claims and deaths, loss of vessels by fire and grounding, vessel collisions, products liability and salvage. He has tried some of the more prominent limitation of liability and salvage cases on the West Coast over the past thirty years. He has tried more than 80 cases in these fields and has prevailed in 90+% of his cases.
Mr. Cox has been “A.V.” rated for more than 25 years with the Martindale-Hubbell national attorneys’ listing and has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. This honor is awarded to those lawyers who are among the top 5% of Northern California attorneys based upon input from their peers and through independent research conducted by Law & Politics.
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