Hill, Betts & Nash was founded in 1898 as a general practice law firm. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the firm has developed an internationally recognized reputation for providing expert legal counsel on matters relating to world trade and transportation, commercial and tort litigation, insurance, surety, equipment leasing and financing, bankruptcy, admiralty and aviation law. Our clients include many of the largest and most innovative companies in the transportation, finance, and service industries. Banks, oil companies, insurers, high-tech companies, Fortune 500 manufacturers, real estate partnerships, other law firms, and governments seek our counsel. Over a third of our clients are based abroad or are active in foreign markets.
The firm has substantial expertise, and a winning track record, in all areas of corporate, commercial, and insurance litigation in state and federal courts. Attorneys in the firm have years of experience in industry and government, and hold graduate degrees in engineering, naval architecture and other technical fields. In response to the ever-increasing internationalization of commerce, attorneys and members of the support staff are fluent in several foreign languages.
The firm has a well-established tradition of excellence and continues to serve clients with the initiative and diligence that have been a hallmark of the firm’s success for over 100 years.