Constantine (Charlie) Papavizas
Winston & Strawn LLP
Constantine (Charlie) Papavizas is a partner in the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP, resident in Washington, D.C., and is the chair of the firm’s maritime practice group. Mr. Papavizas is listed in a number of legal guides, including Chambers USA, as a leading shipping lawyer. Mr. Papavizas represents ship owners, operators and managers, shipyards, energy companies, marine construction companies, financial institutions, and a variety of other interests in the world-wide maritime and energy industries.
Mr. Papavizas has authored a number of articles on a variety of topics including the Jones Act in “The Story of the Jones Act (Merchant Marine Act, 1920)” in the Summer 2020 and Winter 2021 issues of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, as well as offshore wind in “Forming joint ventures to construct US offshore wind farms” in the March 2019 issue of Renewable Energy World; “Jones Act impacts on offshore wind” in the March 2019 issue Project Finance International; and “Does the Jones Act Apply to Offshore Alternative Energy Projects?” in the Summer 2010 issue of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal. Mr. Papavizas is also the co-author of the Practising Law Institute’s Maritime Law Answer Book and has been quoted in a number of publications on a variety of shipping topics.