Boriana FarrarVice President - Counsel at The American Club / Shipowners Claims Bureau
Boriana Farrar is a Vice President, Senior Claims Executive and Counsel at the American P&I Club in New York. She handles a variety of P& I and FD&D Claims with focus on personal injury crew and passenger claims, casualties, charter party and contract disputes. Boriana also serves as a Business Development of the Americas for is responsible for marketing and production in this region.
Previously, Ms. Farrar was working at a leading New York maritime law firm Hill Betts & Nash LLP. There, as a partner in its maritime practice, she had responsibility for conducting a broad range of litigation in the area of maritime disputes in both federal and state court, including matters involving: personal injury, maritime casualties, breach of contract and various other insurance defense disputes.
Ms. Farrar holds a Master’s Degree in Admiralty & Maritime Law from Tulane Law School where she was a part of Tulane Maritime Law Journal and Tulane Moot Court team. Ms. Farrar holds another Master’s Degree in International Law from the University of San Diego School of Law. She has a thorough international background, having pursued her legal studies not only in the U.S. but also in her native Bulgaria, the U.K. and the Netherlands. In addition to her native language, she is fluent in English, Russian and German.
Ms. Farrar is Board Member of Women International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA), Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) and Marine Insurance and Claims Association (MICA).