Practice Areas

Practice Areas

Flicker, Garelick & Associates provides legal services and counsel to its clients across a wide range of practice areas, including those listed below.

Defense Base Act

Since the advent of the privatization of military functions, FGA has been the premier defense firm for employers, carriers and brokers involved in contracts and claims arising under the Defense Base Act. We provide advice, counsel, and litigation services for the entire community at interest. Our attorneys are recognized as experts in this specialized field of practice and regularly advise major corporate clients on DBA-related developments impacting their operations.

War Hazards

FGA leads the industry in effecting recoveries, reimbursements, and assumptions of DBA liability under the War Hazards Compensation Act on behalf of domestic and international clients. As counsel to the world’s largest defense contractors and their insurance carriers, we routinely advise the community at interest on issues affecting War Hazards relief. Utilizing our global insight and decades of experience, we implement effective strategies enabling our clients to perfect their applications for recovery before the United States Department of Labor.

Transportation Law

Since its inception, FGA has represented and counseled the world’s largest maritime and transportation companies on all relevant legal and regulatory issues. Our attorneys provide litigation defense and insurance coverage analysis to commercial shipping firms, equipment lessors, brokers, intermodal transportation companies, and marine insurance underwriters for matters arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and Jones Act, as well as cargo claims. We also advise marine and intermodal clients on terminal operations, chassis pool agreements, intermodal equipment acquisition, and preparation of international transportation documents.


We are seasoned litigators who counsel and defend some of the world’s most preeminent corporations. Our clients include large overseas business interests, major domestic insurance companies and entities in the defense, real estate, technology, maritime and manufacturing industries. We regularly act as special counsel, as DBA and maritime experts, and as amicus counsel before federal courts of appeal and the United States Supreme Court.

Labor and

For over 35 years, FGA has successfully represented both corporate and individual clients in a broad range of complex labor and employment issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, wage and hour, sexual harassment, and defecting employees. In particular, FGA specializes in the representation of prominent employers in the defense contracting industry. Our attorneys are well-versed in navigating the unique challenges faced by defense contractors conducting business operations both within the United States and internationally.

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Business Organizations


Director and Officer Liability

Government Contracts and Relations

Insurance Coverage

Non-Profit and Exempt Organizations

Professional Liability/Errors and Omissions

Real Estate

Trademark and Copyright Law