Thomas Miller Americas

TM(A) is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey and is the Club's regional office in the Americas. The two TM(A) offices in Jersey City and San Francisco provide claims handling services to the Members of the Club based in the Americas and act as the exclusive claims correspondent for all Members of the Club trading to North America. TM(A) monitor the performance of all Club correspondents in the Americas region and also provide support to Club Members worldwide by providing data and advice to Members on pollution and environmental matters.

The TM(A) New Jersey office provides claims and other services for Members based in New York, the East Coast USA, the US Gulf, East Coast Canada and the Great Lakes. They also handle all claims for all Club Members arising in the East Coast of Canada and the USA including the US Gulf, plus the Great Lakes.

Duty Executive Mobile: +1 201 315 1755

Telephone: +1 201 557 7300

Mike Jarrett

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

Mike Jarrett
work +1 201 557 7343
cell (201) 218-1792

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Mike joined Thomas Miller in March 1980 with an Honours degree in Law.  Prior to joining Thomas Miller Mike had worked in Hambros Bank and on the staff of the Law Courts in South London.

Mike worked in the London office claims syndicate dealing with the P&I and Defence members in Scandinavia,Switzerland, North and South America and managed that syndicate from 1986-1992.  In February 1993 Mike moved to the Thomas Miller office in New York City at an early phase of the Thomas Miller policy of regionalisation of the Clubs claims service.  Mike was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Miller (Americas ) Inc in August 2001.


Michael Crowley

Senior Claims Director

Michael Crowley
work +1 201 557 7403
cell +1 201 668 0503

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Mike joined TMA in April 2013 after 30 years with a leading maritime law firm in New York City. He has practical experience as a licensed officer on board US-flag merchant vessels and handles P&I and Defence claims.


Noreen Arralde

Senior Claims Executive

Noreen Arralde
work +1 201 557 7333
cell (201) 381-8578

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Noreen joined TMA in 2012 after 13 years with a US litigation firm and six years as a claims manager for a global container shipping company.  A member of the Bar she handles all types of P&I claim.


Dolores O'Leary

Senior Claims Executive

Dolores O'Leary
work +1 201 557 7402
cell (201) 912-7183

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Dee practiced law in New York City for 17 years with a well-known maritime law firm focusing on general cargo and bodily injury claims. She joined TMA in December 2007 as a generalist, with a focus on bodily injury claims.

She is a member of the Bodily Injury Team.


Julia Moore

Senior Claims Executive

Julia Moore
work 201-557-7433
cell 201-912-7170

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Julia joined Thomas Miller in October 2015 after 25 years with various US litigation firms specialising in maritime matters. Julia is a member of the Bodily Injury team.


Rafael A. Diaz-Oquendo

Senior Claims Executive

Rafael A. Diaz-Oquendo
work +1 201 557 7331
cell +1 201 912 1621

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Rafael is a lawyer from Venezuela who recently received his LL.M. in Admiralty Law from Tulane University. He will focus on P&I claims for the Members of the UK Club in South America and generally P&I claims in South and Central America.


Marina Gaglias

Senior Claims Executive

Marina Gaglias
work + 1 201 557 7426
cell + 1 201 208 7913

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Marina is an attorney and a graduate of the Massachusetts  Maritime Academy.  She has a US CG licence as a Third Mate . She  worked for a Shipowner in operations on tankers / bulkers and has also worked for ABS . She was in the Coast Guard reserve as a marine inspector. 


Richard Beaumont

Claims Executive

Richard Beaumont
work +1 201 557 7337

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Rick is a lawyer who received his degree from Tulane Law School.  He will focus on P&I claims for members of the UK Club.


Jim Dunlap

Claims Executive

Jim Dunlap
work +1 201 557 7407

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Jim joined TMA  2017 after earning his LL.M. in Admiralty Law from Tulane University. He received his J.D. from Gonzaga University, is a member of the Washington State Bar, and has worked for various stevedoring and tugboat operators on the West Coast.   Jim specialises in Bodily Injury claims and is a member of the TMA BI team.


Susan Lee

Claims Executive

Susan Lee
work 1+ 201 557 7338
cell + 1 551 227 1334

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Susan Lee is a Claims Executive for P&I and FD&D. Susan is an attorney and  came to TMA from a New York maritime law firm.  She handles cargo claims, arbitrations and charter party disputes.


Gregg Wikfors

Claims Executive

Gregg Wikfors
work 1+ 201 557 7408
cell 1+ 551 227 1333

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Gregg Wikfors is a  Claims Executive with the  NJ  P&I Claims Team.  Gregg  was  formerly with a major shipping line and will handle cargo claims for P&I.


Sarah Valentine

Claims Executive

Sarah Valentine
work +1 201 557 7335
cell +1 201 208 9763

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Sarah is a qualified lawyer in England and worked for a major maritime law firm in London specialising in shipping and international trade. Sarah will handle P&I and Defence claims.


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