Erin Ackor is a Partner at Moore & Co., P.A. where she has been practicing law for over 12 years since Moore & Co. opened its doors in early 2004. Since joining Moore & Co., Ms. Ackor has represented clients in both transactional and litigation matters (including arbitration matters, both nationally and internationally), primarily devoting her practice to advising clients in connection with transactional matters in the following areas of concentration:
Admiralty / Maritime Law
Prior to joining Moore & Co., P.A., Erin Ackor earned the degree of Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin Collage of Law in 2002. Prior to attending the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Ms. Ackor attended Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine, and earned the degree of Master of Science (Maritime Management). Ms. Ackor also earned the degree of Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) with a duel concentration in finance and management information systems, with high distinction, from the University of Maine in Orono, Maine.
After graduating from Maine Maritime Academy, Ms. Ackor worked in the logistics department of Lykes Lines Limited, at the company’s headquarters in Tampa, Florida, where her responsibilities included working with all port offices, nationally and internationally, to reposition, repair and dispose of fleet equipment. Prior to joining Lykes Lines Limited, Ms. Ackor worked as a vessel operations manager for a privately owned fleet of bulk cargo vessels. Ms. Ackor’s responsibilities included charter contract review and analysis, voyage analysis, on/off hire analysis, weather routing, fuel consumption calculations, laytime calculations, demurrage and despatch calculations, acting liaison with port agents, and organizing all vessel port arrivals and departures worldwide. Ms. Ackor also worked as a professional crew member on board a variety of sailing yachts, transiting both the Panama and Suez Canals and sailing over 50,000 nautical miles to numerous international destinations such as the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, Thailand and the Seychelles.
Ms. Ackor is a Member in good standing of the Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Miami-Dade County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.