Christopher Davis

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

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Saint Charles Avenue 201
New Orleans 70170 LA US

Christopher O. Davis is a shareholder in the New Orleans and Washington, D.C., offices of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, and the contact for the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group. For the past 30 years Mr. Davis has represented marine, energy and insurance clients in arbitration and litigation matters.

EDUCATION:

  • Tulane University, J.D., 1979, cum laude
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1976, with distinction
  • Canal Zone College, A.A., 1974, with honors

ADMISSIONS:

  • Louisiana, 1979
  • All Louisiana State Courts
  • All Federal District and Appellate Courts in Louisiana
  • United States Supreme Court

Representative Matters:

  • Arbitration
    • Represented a state-owned oil company in breach of contract claims arising out of the purchase of crude oil and related antitrust disputes.
    • Defended a Mexican fabrication company against claims arising out of a platform construction and transportation contract.
    • Represented Japanese shipowners and underwriters in claims arising out of a collision in the Bay of Campeche, Mexico.
    • Represented a Turkish company in breach of contract and tort claims arising out of a business consultancy agreement.
  • Litigation
    • Represented a British Virgin Islands company in obtaining $42 million in security for forward freight agreements dispute pending before London High Court.
    • Defended a state-owned oil company against antitrust claims.
    • Represented owners, hull and machinery underwriters and the P&I Club of a passenger ship in claims arising out of a major collision with a bulk carrier at the mouth of the Mississippi River.
    • Represented vessel interests and their underwriters in claims arising out of sinkings, allisions and collisions in the Panama Canal.

Professional Honors & Activities:

  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Member – Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member – New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member – Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Board Member – Maritime Law Association of the United States (2004 – 2007)
  • Vice President – Comité Maritime International (2013 – 2018)
  • President – Comité Maritime International (2018 – 2021)

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