Arthur F. Mead III
Vice President, General Counsel, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Located in Jacksonville, FL
Mead joined Crowley in Oakland, California, in 1996 as an associate corporate counsel and has since held positions of increasing responsibility, including general counsel to Crowley’s domestic and international liner and logistics divisions and assistant general counsel from 2001 to 2006. In 2007, Mead managed the legal affairs of Crowley during a tender offer for the company’s publicly held shares, helping successfully convert Crowley to private ownership.
Prior to joining Crowley, Mead worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, Torts Branch (Admiralty). He is a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States (co-chair, In-house Counsel Committee, 1998-Present).
A graduate of the State University of New York, Maritime College at Fort Schuyler with a degree in business, Mead held commercial- and marine-operations related positions, including at Stolt Parcel Tankers, Inc., prior to earning a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He is an authorized Florida counsel and a member of the California Bar.
Providing legal counsel to all of Crowley’s various business units, including supporting a wide array of marine energy support projects, petroleum transportation and Titan Salvage & Wreck Removal