100-Year Family Tradition Of Maritime Legal Service

Legal Representation For Matters Involving Maritime Ownership, Transactions And Maritime Personal Injury

Jody T. McCormack

  • Of Counsel


New Haven, CT






Jody McCormack graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College (2000) and went on to receive her J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law (2007). After an initial stint in maritime litigation, Mrs. McCormack opted to focus her work on handling transactional matters for her clients. Working closely with private yacht clients Mrs. McCormack advises on all aspects of maritime transactions including new construction, ownership, flagging, and management. On the commercial side she has worked closely to partner with her business clients on all aspects of their various marine businesses including commercial vessel ownership, operation, management, regulatory compliance, risk management and charters. Mrs. McCormack also works with lenders to assist them with evaluating and documenting their marine portfolios. Mrs. McCormack prides herself on handling matters for her clients in an efficient and effective manner and in being responsive and available to her clients as their needs arise.

Areas Of Practice

  • Yacht Transaction (Buyer/Seller)
  • Litigation / Collection
  • Vessel Finance (Lender Representation)
  • Commercial Transactions (Buyer/Seller)
  • Marina/Boatyard

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • Rhode Island, 2019
  • Florida, 2018
  • New Mexico, 2019
  • New York, 2020
  • Washington, 2021


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: International Relations and Spanish

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Maritime Law Association, Associate, 2014 to Present
  • California Yacht Broker Association , Affiliate, 2017 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Jody T. McCormack, P.C., Shareholder, 2015
  • Cox, Wootton, Lerner, Associate, 2008 to 2015


  • English
  • Spanish