Fowler White’s Maritime Adds Two New Shareholders, Robert D. McIntosh And Adam B. Cooke


Robert D. McIntosh and Adam B. Cooke

Fowler White Burnett is pleased to announce that Robert D. McIntosh and Adam B. Cooke have joined the firm as Shareholders in the Maritime Practice Group.

Both Shareholders have vast experience in civil litigation, with an emphasis on matters pertaining to the maritime and admiralty industry. Fowler, now in its 78th year of operation, has one of Florida's longest-standing and preeminent maritime practice groups that is part of a full-service law firm.

Robert D. McIntosh, a Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial attorney, has significant experience in representing yacht owners, yacht clubs, yacht brokers, crew members, passengers, pleasure boats, cargo vessels, cruise ships, marine underwriters, P&I Clubs, shipyards, and facilities that repair and store vessels. He has a background in representing vessels in collisions, ship repair disputes, salvage claims, repair facilities, and warranty claims. Robert has represented major manufacturers in product liability litigation, lending institutions involved in the financing of pleasure vessels, including new construction, and has been involved in the arrest of ships for maritime liens and for the foreclosure of ship mortgages. In addition, he has experience in prosecuting and defending personal injury claims, including Jones Act, Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act claims, and maintenance and cure.

Adam B. Cooke is Florida Bar Board Certified in Admiralty and Maritime Law. He has a background in a variety of Maritime & Admiralty areas including: maritime lien claims, commercial yacht disputes, ship mortgage foreclosure, cargo claims, collision claims, salvage claims, limitation of liability claims, and Jones Act personal injury actions. He also has experience in insurance defense work, construction litigation, complex commercial litigation and has represented various lenders in litigation and collection matters.


Fowler White is a full-service law firm with offices located in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach. For more than 75 years, we have skillfully combined traditional values with innovative practices to ensure our clients receive the trusted legal counsel reflective of our rich heritage. The firm’s lawyers provide a wide variety of client-focused, proven legal strategies and business solutions to domestic and international clients across a wide spectrum of practice areas including: Arbitration, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Aviation, Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights & Business Restructuring, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Corporate, Corporate & Special Investigations, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Environmental & Land Use, Family, Health Care, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International, Labor & Employment, Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability & Toxic Torts, Real Estate, Securities Litigation & Arbitration, Tax, and Trust and Estates. For more information, please visit

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