The newest partner in the Corporate and Maritime and Multimodal Transportation practice groups of New York City law firm Moses & Singer LLP is Dean W. Steele.
As a Master Mariner with more than 10 years-experience aboard large vessels and as former in-house counsel for a large international ship owner, Steele brings an insider’s perspective focusing on transportation law and insurance, shipping, private aircraft, real estate transactions and maritime litigation, as well as, a growing general corporate and dispute resolution practice.
He joins the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright where he was a senior counsel.
“I have known Dean for many years and have always been impressed with his skill and tenacity. His maritime and transportation-related experience and overall dedication to client service perfectly aligns with our core values. We are thrilled to welcome him to the firm,” said Dean Swagert, Moses & Singer’s Managing Partner.
“I am excited to join a firm that provides a collaborative and team approach to assisting clients to achieve their objectives and solve their problems,” said Steele. “I look forward to interacting with the very talented team at Moses & Singer to help our clients resolve even the most perplexing challenges.”
Steele is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y, and served on military supply and hospital ships as Chief Officer, GS-13, for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. He earned his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School where he received the Cali Excellence for the Future Award in Admiralty Law.