George M. Chalos and the Chalos & Co team are pleased to announce the addition of maritime law veteran, Michael G. Chalos, as Of Counsel to the firm. Michael is a 1970 graduate of the State University of New York, Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Transportation and a Third Mate’s license in the United States Merchant Marine; following which he attended Fordham University School of Law.
Throughout his career, Michael has represented many clients involved in high profile litigation, including the successful defense of the Captain of the EXXON VALDEZ. His clients include public and private corporations (both domestic and foreign). He regularly counsels ship owners, operators, transporters of oil & other hazardous products, pipeline operators and their insurers on developing early response systems and implementing effective environmental compliance programs aimed at ensuring awareness and compliance with International, U.S. Federal, State and local governmental regulations.
George M. Chalos, founder and principal of Chalos & Co said: “We are very excited for my father to join our team. He brings the rare combination of energy, experience, loyal clients and a genuine love of the law. He gave me my first job as a lawyer and we are all very happy to have him working with our team.”
Michael G. Chalos said: “It’s a great pleasure and privilege to join Chalos & Co, P.C. They consistently obtain excellent results for the firm’s clients and, most importantly, deliver those services with a strong abiding view of ‘value for money.’ I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continuing success.”
Michael can be reached at the following contact numbers and email address: