Yearly Archives: 2020

Covid-19 Laws Limiting Liability for Businesses – What Your Business Needs to Know

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Louisiana Governor Signs Laws Limiting COVID-19 Liability for Businesses Louisiana has joined a handful of other states in adopting laws that limit businesses’ civil liability for claims relating to COVID-19. Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed into law three legislative…More»


Crosby Selected as Global Leader in Real Estate by Who’s Who Legal

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research. Who’s Who Legal 2020 has recognized New Orleans partner, E. Howell Crosby, as a leading professional in real estate law. …More»


Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall Attorneys with Top 2020 Rankings April 27, 2020 Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that attorneys from its New Orleans and Houston offices have been recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2020 Chambers USA:…More»


Firm Mourns the Passing of Former Chaffe McCall Partner Robert Bryan Deane

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Longtime partner Robert “Bob” Deane, an integral member of Chaffe McCall’s Marine and Admiralty practice, passed away on May 1, 2020.  Bob joined Chaffe McCall in 1959 and practiced in the firm’s New Orleans office for over 42 years.   At Chaffe McCall, Bob had an outstanding legal career in litigation,  focusing his…More»


United States Supreme Court Decision on Safe Berth Clause

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Recently, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd.(“ATHOS I”). In a 7-2 majority opinion, the Court affirmed the judgment of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, holding a safe berth clause…More»


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Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Chaffe McCall remains open and operating at full strength. To our valued clients, friends, and colleagues: We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this unusual and highly complex environment, Chaffe McCall is…More»


Walter Becker to Present at 12th Annual LSBA White Collar Crime Symposium

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Walter Becker, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, will participate in the “White Collar Update – Recent Developments” panel, hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.  Walter will join other esteemed professionals to discuss significant developments that have shaped…More»


City Business Leadership in Law Class includes Julie D. Livaudais

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Chaffe McCall Managing Partner, Julie D. Livaudais, has been recognized in New Orleans CityBusiness‘ Leadership in Law Class of 2020. Since 2005, Leadership in Law has recognized area lawyers in law firms, court-associated professionals, in-house counsel, and educators. This is Julie’s…More»


Michael Bush to Speak at 12th Annual Critical Issues Summit

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Register to attend and listen to a distinguished faculty, including keynote speaker, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Chaffe McCall’s Labor & Employment Partner Michael Bush.  Michael Bush is a panelist at the 2020 Critical Issues Summit in Baton Rouge….More»


Chaffe McCall Promotes Julie D. Livaudais for Managing Partner

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce the election of Julie D. Livaudais as the firm’s new Managing Partner.   A lawyer with Chaffe McCall since 1982, Julie has served on the Management Committee and as Practice Area Coordinator of the firm’s…More»