Our Firm

Chaffe McCall has built a reputation for achieving results in our clients’ best interests, both nationally and internationally, on a wide range of legal matters. Our focus on high quality client service can be traced back more than 190 years.

Since 1826, the lawyers of Chaffe McCall have always focused on a primary mission:  to provide the highest quality legal services in our clients’ best interests.  Our attorneys are dedicated to gathering a full understanding of our clients’ business needs and are known for successfully providing legal guidance consistent with their business interests. Our continuing success and longevity is due to a history of distinguished leaders and a team of talented, creative, and hardworking attorneys and professionals, who meet our clients’ legal needs timely and cost-effectively.  These guiding principles have made Chaffe McCall the exceptional firm that it is today.

Chaffe McCall’s record of success—in landmark litigation and dispute resolution, in negotiations and transactions large and small, and in legal advice and counsel to businesses and individuals alike—sets us apart as a law firm of choice.  It is a position that we have earned since our inception and that we will continue to maintain in service to our clients and our community.

Chaffe McCall works with clients regionally, nationally, and internationally to address the challenges they face in several areas of law.  We are centrally located in downtown New Orleans with additional offices in Houston, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles. Together, our attorneys provide full, value-added services to our clients, who have access to our lawyers in as many different areas of expertise as the particular engagement requires.

Featured News

  • Chaffe Entrepreneur Challenge Winner: Realized Designs Projects

    Chaffe McCall congratulates Realized Designs Projects for winning this year’s Chaffe Entrepreneur Challenge Award In collaboration with The Idea Village, Chaffe McCall recently presented The “Chaffe Entrepreneur Challenge Award” to local entrepreneur, Realized Designs Projects, a start-up business that moved…More»

  • 5 Takeaways on Diversifying Maritime Law

    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»

  • Real Estate Partner speaks at ABA’s Building Blocks of Commercial Real Estate CLE

    On March 8, 2017 Real Estate Partner, G. Wogan Bernard, was a speaker at the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law – Building Blocks of Commercial Real Estate CLE program.  He spoke on “Negotiating Commercial…More»

  • CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award: William H. Langenstein

    Chaffe McCall partner William H. Langenstein has been selected for the 2017 New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class. The annual “CityBusiness’ Leadership in Law” designation is awarded to 50 legal professionals, who are nominated by their peers, and chosen…More»