Corinne A. Morrison
Corinne Morrison graduated cum laude from Loyola University (New Orleans) with a Bachelor of Social Studies degree in 1972. 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 also served as law clerk to Judge Robert A. Ainsworth, Jr. on the U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Ms. Morrison is the head of Chaffe McCall's Commercial Litigation Section. Her practice involves all aspects of business litigation including banking, anti-trust, tax, contract disputes, corporate and security device issues. Her business litigation experience includes representing, among others, Ford Motor Company against group boycott and price fixing allegations in its export activities. She 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.
She is a skilled trial lawyer with vast experience trying judge and jury trials in both federal and state courts for over 30 years. She has served as an arbitrator and mediator panelist of the American Arbitration Association for many years.
She has served as member of the House of Delegates for Orleans Parish of the Louisiana Bar Association for over 15 years. For the month of December, 2004 she was named Magic 101.9 Radio’s Leading Woman in Business.