Peter J. Rotolo
Partner
T: (504) 585-7022
F: (504) 544-6089
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Areas of Practice

  • Litigation

Education

J.D., Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, 1992
B.S., Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1989

Professional Memberships

Defense Research Institute
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit

Bar Admissions

Louisiana
U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Peter J. Rotolo

Before joining Chaffe McCall, Peter Rotolo clerked for two years for the Honorable Pike Hall, Jr., Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and had a civil litigation practice in North and Central Louisiana with a defense law firm in Shreveport.  Peter is a partner in the Civil Litigation section of Chaffe McCall practicing products-liability litigation involving drug and medical devices and consumer goods.  Peter's practice also includes mass tort, multidistrict, class action, and complex litigation.  In addition, Peter has commercial litigation practice representing a bank.

RECENT PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Peter has given continuing legal education presentations on topics involving complex litigation and trial preparation, including a presentation to the Defense Research Institute's Products Liability Seminar Young Lawyer's Session and the Defense Research Institute, Toxic Tort and Products Liability Seminar on continuing a law practice after a disaster.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as a Top Lawyer in Products Liability in New Orleans Magazine (2010, 2012 and 2013)