John D. Kimball joined the Journal's Editorial Board in 1987 after serving as the Journal's Assistant Case Note Editor (1978-80) and Case Note Editor (1980-86). In addition to being the managing partner of the New York City law firm of Healy & Baillie, LLP, he is the author of numerous articles on maritime law as well as a co-author of the well-known treatises Voyage Charters (1993) and Time Charters (4th ed. 1998). He also is an adjunct professor of law at New York University. Mr. Kimball holds a B.A. from Duke University and a J.D. from Georgetown University.