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Top Recognition from U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Chaffe McCall Earns Top Recognition from U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Rankings Chaffe McCall announced today recognition of its national Admiralty & Maritime Law practice by U.S. News & World Report. The practice earned  Tier 1 ranking in…More»


Victory for Oil Platform Contractor at District Court and Appeals Court

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Persuasive Appellate Advocacy Contributes to Success for Client Background On November 16, 2012, an explosion occurred on an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.  Three workers died, and several others were injured.  Chaffe…More»


Maritime Knowledge Contributes to Success for Client

Monday, September 11th, 2017

“Decision paves the way for vessel interests to seek compensation for damages sustained during mooring operations…” NEW ORLEANS, LA – In a recent decision, the operator of a Port of New Orleans wharf was found solely liable for failing to provide a…More»


Chaffe McCall Houston Office Open

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A statement from our Firm Managing Partner, E. Howell Crosby Dear Clients, Colleagues, and Friends: We hope that those of you in the path of Hurricane Harvey have weathered the storm and are now safe and recovering. We want to thank…More»


Chaffe McCall Keeps Texas in Mind

Monday, August 28th, 2017

As Hurricane Harvey Continues to Impact Texas, Chaffe McCall Keeps Our Friends in Texas In Mind A Letter from our Firm Managing Partner, E. Howell Crosby This past week has been filled with tragedy and loss for so many in…More»


Law360 Reports Tenure Denial Bias Suit (Julie D. Livaudais)

Friday, August 25th, 2017

5th Circ. Won’t Revive Tulane Prof’s Tenure Denial Bias Suit From Law 360 | August 24, 2017 By: Vin Gurrieri The Fifth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a trial court correctly awarded Tulane University summary judgment over discrimination claims brought by…More»


Law 360 Reports “Former Ambassador To Brunei Joins Chaffe McCall”

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

From Law 360 | august 2017 By Michelle casady (August 1, 2017) — An attorney experienced in handling trials and appeals, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Brunei under President George H.W. Bush, has joined Chaffe McCall as senior…More»


“My Toughest Case” Biz Nola Features Walter Becker

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

From Biz New Orleans | May 2017 By Maria Clark Walter F. Becker, Jr., Chaffe McCall Partner and Government Investigations / Criminal Defense Practice Area Chair, was featured in Biz New Orleans “My Toughest Case…” series, which asks top attorneys…More»


5 Takeaways on Diversifying Maritime Law

Friday, March 17th, 2017

In Case You Missed It: 5 Takeaways from the ABA’s joint Admiralty and Diversity Committees Presentation on Diversifying Maritime Law On March 9, 2017, the ABA featured a great presentation on diversifying maritime law, aimed at acknowledging the general lack…More»


My Toughest Case: Julie Livaudais featured in New Orleans Magazine

Friday, November 4th, 2016

From New Orleans Magazine | November 2016 By Kimberley Singletary Julie Livaudais, Chaffe McCall Partner and Labor & Employment Practice Area Chair, was featured in New Orleans Magazine “My Toughest Case…” series, which asks top attorneys about challenging cases in…More»