Lennard K. Rambusch

Retired Senior Partner
Lennard K. Rambusch


Lennard K. Rambusch is a retired senior partner in Holland & Knight's New York office where he practiced admiralty and commercial law. He assisted foreign companies with their corporate and litigation requirements in the United States. Mr. Rambusch was a member of the firm's Litigation Section and the Maritime Group's Rapid Response Team and leader of the firm's training program for foreign lawyers. He served as legal advisor to the Commercial Section of the Consulate General of Denmark in New York. His admiralty practice involved maritime creditors' rights. He advised financial institutions and served as lead counsel in numerous multinational shipping workouts. He conducted maritime lien and mortgage enforcement proceedings in most port cities in the U.S. and coordinated litigation around the U.S. and Canada and in more than 40 overseas jurisdictions. He wrote and lectured on commercial and maritime law at the United Nations, Maritime Cyprus, Lloyd's, Marine Money, and at meetings of the American and International Bar Associations. Mr. Rambusch was also a mediator. He served on the mediation panel of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Rambusch served on active duty with the United States Coast Guard as a line officer, legal specialist and military judge and was a captain in the United States Coast Guard Reserve (Ret.). He is a Knight of Denmark's Royal Order of Dannebrog.

Past Representative Engagements



  • Columbia University Law School, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, B.A., Philosophy
  • New York University, MBA
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • All State Courts in New York
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • International Bar Association, Past Chairman, Committee on Maritime and Transport Law
  • American Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers' Association, Board Member
  • New York County Lawyers' Association Foundation, Board Member
  • Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member and Past Chairman
  • American Scandinavian Foundation, Trustee
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Maritime Law Association of Australia/New Zealand
  • Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Maritime Law Association of South Africa, (Honorary)
Honors & Awards
  • Guide to the World's Leading Shipping and Maritime Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2012
  • Best of the Best (Shipping and Maritime Law)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • International Who's Who of Shipping and Maritime Lawyers
  • Who's Who Legal