Meet the team....
The Club is pleased to welcome several new members of staff to our worldwide network. They will be adding their experience and expertise to the teams helping to service the membership.
New Jersey OfficeMichael Crowley
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.
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