Carter Sayers is an associate with the firm and focuses his practice on admiralty and maritime law, including Jones Act and LHWCA litigation, international shipping disputes, cargo and transportation, maritime contracts, salvage and towing, shipowner’s limitation of liability, and maritime liens. He is admitted in all Louisiana state courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and in the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Sayers has worked on various non-maritime issues as well, including commercial contract litigation, immigration law, copyright infringement, insurance coverage disputes, and confirmation of arbitral awards under the New York Convention.
He received his Juris Doctor and Diploma in Comparative Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2019. While in law school, Mr. Sayers was proud to work in the LSU Law Immigration Clinic where he successfully represented persons seeking asylum in the United States. He and his colleagues in the clinic were formally recognized with the Human Rights Award from the Atlas Foundation in 2018.