DeCotiis Partner, United States Coast Guard (USCG) Select Reservist and Legal Officer Steve Mannion has begun a sixty-day deployment at the Incident Command Post (ICP) outside of Houma, La.
Mannion, who is a partner in DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin's Litigation, Labor and Employment practice group is also a Reserve Lieutenant in the United States Coast Guard. In his capacity with the Coast Guard, Mannion is stationed at the ICP and assigned as a Legal Advisor under the command of National Incident Commander and USCG Admiral (retired) Thad Allen to address issues related to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (also known as the BP Oil spill).
Mannion provides legal counsel to the USCG Command and legal assistance to deployed CG members overseeing various independent agencies, contractors and the BP legal team with clean-up activities.
Please join DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin in thanking Steve for his service to his country during this national emergency and by wishing him a successful deployment and a safe return.