Chaffe McCall Attorney Ivan M. Rodriguez

Ivan M. Rodriguez


Ivan Rodriguez is a seasoned litigator who consistently provides effective legal counsel to clients. He heads the firm’s Houston office and serves on the firm’s management committee.  He handles and oversees litigation for clients in jurisdictions all over the country and regularly handles cases that arise in foreign jurisdictions. Chambers USA describes Ivan as an attorney who “stands out for his experience in the South American markets.”   His practice encompasses a wide variety of litigation matters, including:

  • Breach of contract
  • Insurance defense and coverage
  • Labor and employment
  • Major casualties
  • Oil pollution/environmental
  • Personal injury
  • Premises liability
  • Products liability
  • Professional malpractice
  • Trucking/transportation

As a native of Bogota, Colombia, he is fluent in both English and Spanish, and his language capabilities have proven invaluable to clients throughout the course of his legal career. Ivan earned his J.D. degree from Louisiana State University Law Center and a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University.


  • Presentation at the Ocean Marine Claims Forum in New York addressing marine and energy insurance coverage issues entitled “Wording Pitfalls to Avoid: How to Keep Claims Managers (Instead of Lawyers) Happy.”
  •  Faculty member of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy held annually at Stanford Law School.


  • Ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, “Up and Coming” Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: LitigationNationwide, 2016-2017
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Houston – Consejos Legales Award
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell