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 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Transportation/Maritime (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Business 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Transportation/Maritime (50%): Admiralty & Maritime Law, Transportation Law

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

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


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2016

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About Paxton Crew

Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage:


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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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


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


  • 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.

Representative Clients:

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

Educational Background:

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

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

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Last Updated: 4/30/2019

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