Joseph S. Sprinzak founded the firm in 2003 as a boutique law firm focusing on shipping law. His specialist fields are shipping, multimodal transport, marine insurance and aviation law. Joseph has broad experience of litigating in all types of marine and shore-based disputes involving personal injury, charter parties, insurance coverage, collisions, salvage, general average and cargo for a variety of corporations, ship-owners, time-charterers, port agents, freight-forwarders, ports, terminals, liability insurers, P&I clubs, cargo interests and their insurers, bunker suppliers and shipyards. He has participated in court litigation and arbitrations in the USA, England, Greece and Italy, and has accepted instructions from overseas clients on many occasions. A member of the Israeli Bar and the Israel Maritime Law Association, Joseph has an LLM degree from Queen Mary University of London and has lectured at Netanya Academic College on marine insurance, at Bar Ilan University on carriage of goods matters and at the Israel Chamber of Shipping on marine insurance.