Flicker, Garelick & Associates, LLP

Since 1985, Flicker Garelick & Associates, LLP has provided highly professional, personalized and cost efficient legal services and counsel to the most prominent U.S. and overseas-based corporations in the defense contracting, insurance and marine industries. At the highest order, we provide knowledgeable, practical and creative solutions for our clients in addressing their business, regulatory, contract and litigation concerns. Our longstanding and continued success derives from our legal acumen, as fully complemented by our extensive experience in our focus industries and our close involvement with the individuals and entities that are responsible for the present state of the law and the shaping of its development.

Our attorneys are seasoned litigators who practice in the state and federal courts across the country at the trial and appellate level, including the U.S. Supreme Court and highest state courts of appeal. We are expert litigation counsel in administrative and regulatory matters and regularly appear throughout the country as defense counsel in defense contracting, insurance, employment and marine matters. Short of litigation, we strive to resolve matters by aggressive negotiation, mediation, arbitration or other means of dispute resolution.

Flicker, Garelick & Associates is the leading defense firm in the handling of claims and providing counsel to employers, carriers, and brokers for matters arising under the Defense Base Act ("DBA"). Our clients include each of the most significant and influential defense contractors, authorized insurance companies and national brokers in the industry. On a regular basis we provide claims handling, litigation defense, coverage opinions, regulatory advice, and contract interpretation. The firm is frequently retained to act as special counsel on DBA issues in mass tort and contract suits filed throughout the U.S. and overseas. In further support of our representation of DBA clients, our firm provides a dedicated department of paralegals and staff, as overseen by attorneys, to handle, process and file for reimbursements and assumptions of the DBA obligations of employers and carriers under the War Hazards Compensation Act.

Flicker, Garelick & Associates is extensively involved in the providing of counsel and defense litigation support for employers and insurance carriers as concerns their interests in the governmental contracting, maritime and intermodal transportation and employee benefits industries. We regularly provide services and responses to our clients on government contracting issues and regulations, inclusive of international law impact. We represent major insurers on cover disputes, policy interpretations, state and federal regulations and new product lines. We have successfully litigated before courts and administrative bodies all aspects of employee benefit law, including harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, restrictive covenants and post-employment obligations. The firm regularly handles all matters of maritime and intermodal transportation law, inclusive of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claims, cargo damage litigation, Jones Act personal injury and death claims, maritime documentation, equipment lessor financing and documentation, pier terminal operations, freight forwarder disputes and agency agreements. Further, our litigation practice extends to all matters of commercial dispute including construction, real estate and trademarks/copyrights.


Advanced Consulting, Inc. - Dallas Defense Base Act and Longshore Seminar 2015


Keith L. Flicker and Richard L. Garelick are speakers on topics associated with the Defense Base Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.

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