About Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski, PLLC
If your injury or illness occurs while in the employment of a commercial vessel, you
suddenly become a liability to the vessel owners. You are someone other crew members may ignore or avoid, leaving
you isolated and confused. Your injury may be worse than you understand. Your right to recovery for damages may be
greater thank you know. Without legal counsel, you probably will not have the information needed to evaluate your
legal rights.While you are wondering what you need to do, the vessel owners are moving quickly to minimize your
right to compensation for your injury.
Maritime Law Firm Serving the Pacific Northwest, California,
The most effective legal assistance available for your maritime injury will come from our firm
of experienced maritime lawyers in Seattle, Portland, Bellingham, and San Francisco. At Anderson Carey Williams
we have been successfully representing those injured at sea and their families since 1977. For over forty years, we
have handled all types of injuries in Seattle, Portland, and across the Pacific Northwest and California.Decades of
experience and a team approach to case preparation and trial is the basis for our success. We have an experienced,
compassionate and helpful staff of legal assistants to aid in the litigation and administration of your claim. You
are always kept abreast of progress at every stage and given a realistic assessment of your legal options.
Meet our Dedicated Team
David B. Anderson has helped hundreds of marines to secure full and fair
compensation for shipboard injuries. He has also represented the families of dozens of seamen who have perished
in shipwrecks. David is licensed to practice in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. Alone and with local associate
counsel, he has represented maritime clients in state and federal courts in Washing State, as well as in Alaska,
Oregon, California, Hawaii, and Maryland.
With nearly 40 years of experience, Gordon T. Carey, Jr. has proven
himself time and time
again as a savvy attorney and veteran of complex maritime cases. He currently serves as Partner at Anderson
Carey Williams & Neidzwski, PLLC, a Pacific Northwest Maritime firm based in Washington and Oregon.
Douglas R. Williams was raised in a military family. After retiring from
forces, his father sailed as the chief medical officer with many of the most popular cruise lines, including
Holland America Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line. When not in school,
Doug spent a good part of his youth in the crew quarters sailing with his father on Alaskan, Hawaiian and
Caribbean cruises. He developed a practical knowledge of the cruise industry from a young age.
Nick Neidzwski is a trial attorney who handles maritime and personal
injury litigation. Appearing
for plaintiffs in state and federal courts throughout Washington, California, Oregon, Alaska, and other
jurisdictions, Nick’s litigation experience includes the successful resolution of various Jones Act, general
maritime, and product liability cases on behalf of many different individuals. Nick was named a Rising Star by
Super Lawyers from 2016 through 2019.
Farrell C. Covell was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attend college at U.C.
Berkeley where he
studied Astrophysics and History. After graduation, he spent a couple years doing research at Lawrence Berkeley
Labs and then working for a technical software company. He then attended law school at Loyola Law School in Los
Aysha Cromeenes has worked in various service industry roles throughout
her career, and is
passionate about helping people tell their stories. She studied Literature and American Cultural Studies at
Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA, before moving to San Francisco, CA to earn her Master of Fine
Arts in Creative Writing.
Cher Raske has over ten years legal experience exclusively in maritime
law. She works primarily
with Douglas Williams, but provides support to the other members of the firm as well. Cher graduated from
Whatcom Community College with a degree in Paralegal Studies and joined the firm in 2008.
Laura Baijot’s passion for delivering outstanding service to clients
evolved as she managed
workplace services at locations throughout the United States for a Fortune 500 company. In 2014, she relocated
to beautiful Bellingham, Washington to be closer to family and decided to pursue a long-time interest in law.
Call 1 (800) 262-8529 or send an online message through our website to begin taking the first steps towards pursuing
the compensation you need during this critical time.
Your initial consultation is free and will be handled by an experienced attorney – it will never be passed off to
a law clerk or paralegal. If you were injured and your employer is based in Washington, Oregon, Alaska,
or California, contact Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski, PLLC today.