Yearly Archives: 2014

22 Chaffe McCall Attorneys honored in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2015

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

New Orleans, LA (December 30, 2014) – Chaffe McCall congratulates 22 of its attorneys, from offices in New Orleans and Lake Charles, who have been selected for inclusion as 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers®. Only five percent of attorneys in each…More»

Chaffe McCall Welcomes Anthony Dunbar as Partner

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Former Capital One Associate General Counsel Joins New Orleans Office New Orleans, LA (November 21, 2014) – Chaffe McCall, L.L.P is pleased to announce that Anthony “Tony” Dunbar, former Capital One Associate General Counsel, has joined the firm’s New Orleans…More»

U.S. News – Best Lawyers Awards Chaffe McCall Top-Tier Rankings

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® awarded Chaffe McCall top national and metropolitan rankings in several practice area categories in its 2015 “Best Law Firms” survey.  The firm received a National Tier 2 ranking in the area of Admiralty & Maritime Law…More»

Chaffe McCall Partner Corinne Morrison featured in New Orleans Magazine

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

New Orleans Partner Corinne Morrison was featured in New Orleans Magazine as part of the lawyer profiles for the 2014 “Top Lawyers” feature.  The article was published in the November issue. To read more click here

Gambit Selects Chaffe McCall Attorney Wogan Bernard as a “40 Under 40

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Congratulations to Chaffe McCall’s Wogan Bernard selected as a “40 Under 40” by Gambit in 2014. Mr. Bernard, a partner in the New Orleans office, is among the recipients of this year’s 40 Under 40 award.  This prestigious recognition honors…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»

Chaffe McCall Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in New Orleans Magazine’s 2014 Top Lawyers

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

New Orleans Magazine, a lifestyle magazine of New Orleans, just released its 2014 rankings for its top lawyers and Chaffe McCall attorneys are among those listed. Chaffe McCall congratulates 42 attorneys from its New Orleans office who have been selected…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»

Julie Livaudais Women of the Year

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Congratulations to Chaffe McCall’s Julie Livaudais named in the 2014 class of  ‘Women of the Year,’ by New Orleans City Business. As a general partner and section coordinator in the Labor and Employment practice, Ms. Livaudais has a background representing…More»