Attilio Costabel began his distinguished legal career in Italy in 1962 as an apprentice at Uckmar Law Office handling general tax law, commercial, admiralty and litigation practice. In 1962, he joined a major Italian national admiralty firm, Studio Legale Mordiglia in Genoa, where he practiced admiralty, insurance, and international contracts. From 1975-1985, Mr. Costabel owned his own firm, Studio Legale Costabel, Genoa and London, which handled primarily admiralty, aviation, shipbuilding, insurance, and international contracts. He served major international clients including Lloyds of London, Chevron Oil, Dow Chemical, all major Dutch shipyards, Grimaldi Lines, KLM, Alitalia, and others. In 1988, Mr. Costabel opened a Florida office, now called Rumrell, Costabel, Warrington, Thomas & Brock LLP with offices all over the state. As an adjunct faculty member at St. Thomas University School of Law, Mr. Costabel teaches Admiralty and Transnational Litigation.