Jonathan C. McCall
Position: Partner
Direct Number: (504) 585-7270
Mobile Number: (615) 483-6928
Fax: (504) 544-6078
Email: mccall@chaffe.com Download VCard

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Railroad

Education

J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1977
B.A., Princeton University, 1972

Professional Memberships

Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit
New Orleans Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
Scribes (American Society of Legal Writers)

Bar Admissions

Louisiana
U.S. District Courts - Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits
Supreme Court of the United States

Jonathan C. McCall

 

Jonathan McCall is a member of Chaffe McCall's Appellate Section, where his practice concentrates on briefing and arguing appeals and writ applications in a wide variety of civil cases in state and federal courts, including admiralty and maritime law, commercial litigation, insurance, employment law, railroad law, and products-liability actions.  In addition to his appellate work, Mr. McCall works closely with trial counsel in district-court and arbitration proceedings to formulate strategies, file pre-trial and dispositive motions, and preserve issues for interlocutory and final appellate review.

RECENT PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Founding Co-Chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the New Orleans Bar Association (2010-12).
  • Co-author, "Appeals: A District Court's Reasons for Judgment," New Orleans Bar Association's Briefly Speaking (Fall 2012).
  • Co-author, "When Does the Time Period for an Appeal or Supervisory Writ Application Begin?" New Orleans Bar Association's Briefly Speaking (Summer 2011).

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Jonathan McCall is a former member of the boards of the American Red Cross (Southeast Louisiana Chapter) and Tulane University Medical Center, as well as chairman of the Board of Tulane University Hospital.  He is the chair of the board of the Greater New Orleans Educational Television Foundation (WYES-TV) and a member of the boards of Friends of The Stables in Audubon Park and Friends of Music.