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Welcome to the new chaffe.com

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

New Orleans-based law firm, Chaffe McCall, launches new user-friendly website NEW ORLEANS, LA (MARCH 2, 2017) Chaffe McCall, a southeast regional, full-service law firm, is excited to announce the launch of its completely redesigned website. This new website refreshes the…More»


The O.W. Bankruptcy and The Resulting Legal Issues

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Chaffe McCall’s Admiralty and Maritime member, Ifigeneia Xanthopoulou, recently published an article entitled “THE O.W. BANKRUPTCY AND THE RESULTING LEGAL ISSUES” in the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.  The piece was published in the Fall 2016, Volume 52,…More»


Washington and Lee Law Review Publishes Peter Strasser Article

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

New Orleans Government Investigations & White Collar Partner, Peter Strasser, recently published an article in the Washington and Lee Law Review  entitled “An Anti-Corruption Bureau’s Inexorable Endeavor: A Study of Malawi’s Cashgate Scandal.”The article examines whether the southern African nation…More»


Attorney Presents at ABA Commercial Real Estate Financing Series

Monday, March 30th, 2015

The RPTE Section of the ABA presented its’ Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate eCLE session 3 series on March 25, 2015.  The program included topics such as: The loan process from loan application to commitment to closing The loan documents…More»


Biz New Orleans Publishes Howell Crosby on Start-ups and Legal Matters

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Chaffe McCall’s E. Howell Crosby was recently included in an article in BIZ New Orleans discussing top factors every small business should know so they are legally covered.  In his 29 years of real estate and business development experience, Mr. Crosby serves…More»


Lawyer Monthly Interviews Admiralty Partner Dan Tadros on Litigation

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Lawyer Monthly magazine recently interviewed Chaffe McCall Partner Dan Tadros for its focus on litigation in the admiralty world. Lawyer Monthly spoke to Tadros about the most common disputes he faces and the challenges involved in litigation against foreign companies….More»


The Evolving Pakistani Criminal Justice System:A Study of the Raymond Davis Matter

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Through the background of the Raymond Davis diplomatic immunity/double homicide case, Chaffe McCall Partner, Peter Strasser’s recent article, “The Evolving Pakistani Criminal Justice System: A Study of the Raymond Davis Matter,” published in the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, explores…More»


Chaffe McCall’s Pro Bono Commitment Turns to the Republic of Malawi

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Chaffe McCall Partners With ISLP to Aid Malawi Chaffe McCall has a significant working relationship with the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) on pro bono legal work.  Recently the firm teamed up with ISLP, a non-governmental organization based in New…More»


McBride: Death Knell for a Seaman’s Right To Claim Punitive Damages for Unseaworthiness

Monday, September 29th, 2014

The Fifth Circuit has put to rest, at least in this circuit, the question of whether a seaman may recover punitive damages for Jones Act negligence or general maritime law unseaworthiness.  On September 25, 2014, the Fifth Circuit, sitting en…More»


Asignacion v. Rickmers Genoa Schiffarts

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

A recent decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana affirmed the continuing role of the courts as guardians of the rights of seamen and the concomitant status of seamen as “wards of the court”….More»