Chase A Jansson


  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New York
  • US District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern District of Florida
  • US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


  • Boston University School of Law, JD
  • Trinity College Dublin, LLM

Chase is an Associate in the Miami office, where her practice is primarily focused on admiralty and maritime law.

She represents international insurers, reinsurers, Lloyd’s syndicates, shipowners, yacht transport companies and charterers in relation to a variety of marine liability claims including passenger and crew liabilities (Jones Act), physical damage and personal injury liabilities arising from marina and boat yard operations, collisions and marine salvage and environmental damage claims derived from vessel operation and navigation. Chase also represents aircraft maintenance and repair centers and litigates cargo claims involving air, ocean, overland truck and warehouse losses.

In addition to her litigation practice, Chase assists clients with establishing and maintaining business operations by advising on entity formation and transactional matters, including contract negotiation, drafting and review.

Prior to joining Kennedys, Chase worked for the Dublin-based commercial law firm, Clerkin Lynch, in both their commercial litigation and corporate practices. While in law school, she was a Summer Associate with Tullio & Partners in Modena, Italy and completed internships with the Irish International Immigrant Center in Boston and a mid-sized Central Florida plaintiffs' firm.

Chase is a Vice Chair of the TIPS Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the American Bar Association. She is also a member of the Admiralty Section of the Federal Bar Association and the ABA TIPS Air and Space Law Committee.