Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year 2021

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2020 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 21, 2020) – Chaffe McCall congratulates its attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021.  We are proud to have them recognized yet again by fellow peers for this prestigious ranking which is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications for the legal industry.

Lawyer of the Year

Chaffe McCall congratulates E. Howell Crosby, listed among the Best Lawyers in America® 2021 “Lawyer of the Year.” This recognition means these attorneys have received particularly high ratings in the regular Best Lawyers® surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Only a single lawyer from each practice area is honored in a community as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

E. Howell Crosby – Project Finance Law

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Notably, Nicole Katz and Amy L. McIntire were recognized as a Best Lawyers:Ones to Watch for the first time. Chaffe McCall’s 33 attorneys ranked as Best Lawyers for 2021 is an increase from attorneys ranked in 2020.

Nicole Katz – Commercial Litigation/Real Estate Law

Amy L. McIntire – Commercial Litigation: Defense/Litigation – Labor and Employment


The list of 33 Chaffe McCall attorneys selected as Best Lawyers® 2021 includes:

Admiralty and Maritime Law
Katharine R. Colletta
Thomas D. Forbes
Frank A. Piccolo
Daniel A. Tadros
Jon Wise
Harold K. Watson

Arbitration

Corinne A. Morrison

Banking and Finance Law
E. Howell Crosby
Wogan Bernard

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Fernand L. Laudumiey
David J. Messina

Business Organizations
(including LLCs and Partnerships)
E. Howell Crosby
Edward N. George
William H. Langenstein

Closely Held Companies and Family Bus. Law
William H. Langenstein

Commercial Litigation
Walter F. Becker
E. Howell Crosby
Edward N. George
Douglas R. Holmes
Charles D. Marshall
Corinne A. Morrison
John F. Olinde
Robert S. Rooth
Benjamin Slater
Brent A. Talbot

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
E. Howell Crosby
Anthony Dunbar
William H. Langenstein

Corporate Compliance Law
Walter F. Becker

Corporate Law
E. Howell Crosby
Edward N. George
William H. Langenstein

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Walter F. Becker

Employment Law – Management
Julie D. Livaudais
Sarah Voorhies Myers
G. Phillip Shuler

Insurance Law
Leah Nunn Engelhardt

Labor Law – Management
Julie D. Livaudais
Sarah Voorhies Myers

Banking and Finance
Robert S. Rooth

Litigation – Insurance
Leah Nunn Engelhardt

Labor & Employment Litigation
H. Michael Bush
Julie D. Livaudais
Sarah Voorhies Myers
G. Phillip Shuler

Real Estate Litigation
E. Howell Crosby
William H. Langenstein

Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions-Defendants
John F. Olinde
Peter J. Rotolo
Benjamin Slater

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
G. Wogan Bernard
E. Howell Crosby

Oil and Gas Law
Katharine R. Colleta

Personal Injury Litigation
Benjamin Slater

Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
John F. Olinde
Peter J. Rotolo
Benjamin Slater
Brent A. Talbot

Project Finance Law
E. Howell Crosby

Railroad Law
Brent A. Talbot
Benjamin Slater

Real Estate Law
G. Wogan Bernard
E. Howell Crosby
Anthony Dunbar
William H. Langenstein
Sabrina C. Vickers

Tax Law
Mandy Mendoza Gagliardi
William H. Langenstein

Transportation Law
Frank A. Piccolo

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  • The firm is also included on the 2020 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report. Chaffe McCall was nationally ranked in 3 practice areas and regionally ranked in 26 practice areas.