In brief: Maritime expert joins Watson's NY office

Watson, Farley & Williams has appointed Richard Jarashow as a partner in its New York office. He will work in the practice's maritime and commercial litigation group, headed by Al Yudes. Jarashow joins the 1990-established, 10-partner New York practice from New York maritime firm Haight Gardner Poor and Havens. Watson, Farley & Williams' senior partner, Alastair Farley, said: “We will particularly value Richard's contribution on US and international regulatory requirements and oil pollution issues, in which he is an acknowledged expert.”