Skilled Defense Base Act lawyersDefense Base AttorneysFor a FREE telephone consultation with one of our Defense Base attorneys, please call 800.280.1590


For a FREE telephone consultation with one of our Defense Base Act lawyers, please call 800.280.1590.



Tabak, Mellusi & Shisha are Defense Base Act attorneys located in Manhattan, New York. As Defense Base Lawyers we are dedicated to the representation of injured workers before the Department of Labor under the Defense Base Act, 42 U.S.C. 1651, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq as well as the Jones Act, 46 U.S.C. 30104. Fighting for injured workers for almost 40 years, we represent injured workers from all over the United States and abroard and have recovered millions of dollars on their behalf.

If you were injured or became ill working abroad as a civilian employee of a government contractor or civilian contractor, whether or not you were working on a military base, in Afghanistan, Iraq, the middle east, Europe, Central and South America or Africa we may be able to help you. Claims under the Defense Base Act arising in Iraq, Afghanistan, the middle east, Europe, Central and South America and Africa are filed in the Department of Labor's New York office, which is close to our office. We travel all over the United States diligently representing our clients. .


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Tabak, Mellusi & Shisha
29 Broadway, New York, NY  10006  Suite 2311  |  212-962-1590;  800-280-1590