Federal Compensation

Flicker, Garelick & Associates LLP is lead defense counsel for the major corporations, insurance carriers and federal defense contractors involved in the handling of federal compensation claims under the Defense Base Act, the War Hazards Compensation Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and the Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentalities Act. The firm regularly appears before the District Directors of the U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of Administrative Law Judges and the Benefits Review Board and has represented defense interests in numerous matters before the various United States Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

We are a predominant defense firm in connection with employer/carrier applications for reimbursement of their Defense Base Act and other compensation obligations under the War Hazards Compensation Act and are at the forefront of their recovery efforts before the Special Claims Unit of the Department of Labor.

Commercial and Corporate

Flicker, Garelick & Associates LLP acts as litigation and trial counsel for a variety of corporations and individuals with significant interests in the equipment leasing, insurance, clothing manufacturing, educational assistance and real estate construction industries. The firm acts as defense counsel and advisors on all corporate and commercial matters, including their contractual, employment, regulatory, bankruptcy, trademark and personal injury issues.

The firm has long represented foreign and domestic vessel owners, charterers, stevedores, terminal operators and marine insurance underwriters in matters under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act and the Jones Act as well as in matters relating to maritime attachments, vessel arrests and administrative/regulatory proceedings.

The firm's attorneys are admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey and before the various United States Courts of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court.


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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