Corinne A. Morrison
Corinne Morrison is a skilled trial lawyer with vast experience trying judge and jury trials in both federal and state courts for over 30 years. She is the head of Chaffe McCall's Commercial Litigation Section and has served as an arbitrator and mediator panelist of the American Arbitration Association for many years. Her practice involves all aspects of business litigation issues including:
- Contract disputes
- Corporate and security devices
Ms. Morrison's business litigation experience includes representing, among others, an American multinational automaker against group boycott and price fixing allegations in its export activities. She has also acted as liaison counsel for seventeen liquor wholesalers in Louisiana in a massive 55-defendant antitrust action. Ms. Morrison successfully defended Chemical Bank in Solomon v. William F. Buckley and Starr Broadcasting against allegations of lender misrepresentation and failure to disclose. She acted as chief outside counsel for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Resolution Trust Corporation and the former Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation in connection with the receiverships of six failed Louisiana savings and loan associations. Her work included collection of obligations due the receiverships of more than 30 financial institutions, defense of borrower claims, as well as offensive litigation against former officers and directors, attorneys, accountants and fidelity bond companies.
Ms. Morrison was law clerk to Judge Robert A. Ainsworth, Jr. on the U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. She attended Tulane Law School where she served on the Tulane Law Review, was elected to the Order of the Coif and received the Rufus Harris Civil Law Award for her Law Review Comment. She graduated cum laude from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Social Studies degree in 1972.
She has served as member of the House of Delegates for Orleans Parish of the Louisiana Bar Association for over 15 years.
HONORS AND AWARDS:
- Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2007 -2015
- Named as a "Top Lawyer" in Commercial Litigation and Tax Law by New Orleans Magazine, 2014
and was featured in an article as part of the lawyer profiles in November 2014. Read it here
- Named as Magic 101.9 Radio’s "Leading Woman in Business" December, 2004