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Paxton Crew

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney in League City, TX

The Crew Law Firm, P.C.
303 E. Main Street, Suite 260
League City, TX 77573
Phone: 713-955-0909
Fax: 409-908-4050
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016
Licensed in Texas Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Transportation/Maritime (50%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%), Business Litigation (10%), General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Paxton Crew is a maritime and personal injury lawyer in Galveston County, Texas.  He serves clients nationwide, but primarily on the Gulf Coast. Mr. Crew concentrates his practice on maritime and energy litigation with an emphasis on maritime collision, personal injuries and complicated federal maritime appellate issues. His practice encompasses personal injury, administrative matters, commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and customs and trade issues. Mr. Crew also represents mariners in U.S. Coast Guard license defense cases.

A seventh-generation Texan, Mr. Crew earned his J.D. from the University of Houston. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Texas as well as the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He has recovered and saved in excess of $100 million dollars for his clients in both the plaintiff, defense and transactional focus of his practice.


Practice Areas
  • 50%Transportation/Maritime
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%General Litigation
Focus Areas

Admiralty & Maritime Law, Transportation Law, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Litigation


6 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016

About Paxton Crew

First Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • National Finalist, 2007
  • Gus Schill Jr. Admiralty and Professionalism Scholarship Winner
  • National Semi-Finalist, 2006
  • Order of the Barristers
  • John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition
  • Moot Court Board

Representative Clients

  • One Beacon Insurance Co. v. Crowley Maritime Corp.
  • Regions Equipment Finance Corp. v. AT 2400 et al.
  • Sun Coast Resources, Inc. v. Clipper Bulk Shipping, Ltd.
  • Ondimar Transportes v. Beatty Street Properties, Inc.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • American Bar Association
  • Fifth Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Southeast Admiralty Law Institute-Port Director for Houston

Educational Background

  • University of Houston, Bachelor of Arts in History,1996


  • Assisted development group in purchasing marine assets during a judicial sale/foreclosure action.  Repackaged assets with development of marine barge terminal in South Texas, and assisted in sale of assets to new group for close to $100,000,000. Assisted numerous marine debtors in negotiations with creditors in resolving debs on assets in excess of $40,000,000.


  • Commercial Litigation dispute in Jefferson County, 2.5 Million Dollar Confidential Settlement., 3
  • $891,000 jury verdict in Jones Act case.  Seaman dislocated his wrist while attempting to slack a line on a dive support vessel.
  • Personal injury involving general maritime law.  Confidential settlement including recovery of over $8,000,000 in total compensation benefits.

Industry Groups

  • Energy
  • Maritime
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Office Location for Paxton Crew

303 E. Main Street
Suite 260
League City, TX 77573

Phone: 713-955-0909

Fax: 409-908-4050

Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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