Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
ARGUED: Lawrence Jay Kahn , Freehill, Hogan & Mahar, New York, New York, for Appellant. Patrick F. Lennon , Lennon Murphy Caulfield & Phillips, LLC, New York, New York, for Appellees. ON BRIEF: Alexander M. Giles , Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellant. Nancy R. Siegel , Lennon Murphy Caulfield & Phillips, LLC, New York, New York; Geoffrey S. Tobias , Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellees.
Affirmed by published opinion. Judge AGEE wrote the opinion, in which Judge MOTZ and Judge THACKER joined.
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
AGEE, Circuit Judge:
Vitol, S.A. ("Vitol") brought the underlying action in the district court against Spartacus Navigation Corp. ("Spartacus") and Primerose Shipping Company ("Primerose") (collectively "S & P") seeking to "pierce the corporate veil" and enforce a judgment against S & P it had previously obtained against Capri Marine, Ltd. ("Capri Marine"). After determining that its exercise of admiralty jurisdiction was proper, the district...
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