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

  • Best Lawyers and Lawyer of the Year 2018

    NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 15, 2017) – Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. congratulates its attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.  We are proud to have them recognized by fellow peers for this prestigious ranking and in one of the…More»

  • Attorney Selected as Honoree for 2017 Women of the Year

    Congratulations to Chaffe McCall’s Mandy Mendoza Gagliardi named in the 2017 class of  ‘Women of the Year,’ by New Orleans City Business. Honorees are chosen based on their professional accomplishments and community impact, according to the business newspaper. As a…More»

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

    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»

  • Former U.S. Ambassador Joins Chaffe McCall

    Former U.S. Ambassador Donald B. Ensenat Joins Chaffe McCall (New Orleans, LA) – Chaffe McCall LLP today announced that U.S. Ambassador (Ret.) Donald B. Ensenat, who served as the United States Chief of Protocol for President George W. Bush and…More»