Thomas R. Nork

Thomas R. Nork
Partner

P (713) 980-8954
F (713) 953-9470
tom.nork@hfw.com

Practice Areas

Mr. Nork is a 1978 graduate of the New York Maritime Academy and is an experienced licensed master mariner.  He went on to receive his MBA from the University of Houston in 1984 and  graduated with a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 1990.  Mr. Nork practices in the areas of admiralty and tort litigation.  His practice areas include Jones Act and LHWCA personal injury claims, collision and cargo claims, contract and general liability claims.  He represents clients with energy, insurance, marine and land transportation related disputes, including COGSA and Carmack Amendment issues.  He is also experienced in maritime-related transactions including vessel construction loans, shipyard contracts, vessel purchases and charter parties.

Mr. Nork is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Mariners Club and the Council of Master Mariners.  He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals.