About Anthony M. Urie
Anthony was raised in Alaska and began his at-sea fishing experience at the age of 10. By 17, he was serving as a captain on a commercial fishing vessel, and was already familiar with the inherent risks associated with working at sea. He has personally experienced being capsized and abandoning a sinking vessel. He has been tossed into the sea without a survival suit or life jacket. Anthony can fully understand the pain and suffering associated with both the physical injury and the emotional fear of the life-threatening situations a fisherman must face.
Anthony is a licensed US Coast Guard Captain commercial fishing endorsement 500 hundred gross tons. Each year he continues to work at sea in Alaska and the Pacific Coast on as a commercial fisherman aboard vessels he operates as captain.
Anthony has been practicing law for 35 years and has represented thousands of injured seaman and motor vehicle accident victims. He was admitted to practice in California in 1980 and Washington in 1981. Anthony has been counsel for victims and their families in several landmark cases, including the Aleutian Enterprise and Arctic Rose, sinkings in the Bering Sea as well as served as co-class counsel in the Cosco Busan Oil Spill in San Francisco Bay.