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Banking/Commercial Transactions Attorney Michael Carleton Featured in American Press

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Sister City Across the Pond By Crystal Stevenson | American Press: Sunday Talk | September 2018 Like Lake Charles, Cobh — a tourist seaport town on the south coast of Ireland —shares a common reliance on maritime activity facilitating economic,…More»


‘Winter is Coming’ Peter Strasser featured in The New Orleans Advocate

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

‘Winter is Coming’ for Criminals, New U.S. Attorney Promises at Swearing-in Ceremony Posted Sep 21, 2018 |The new orleans advocate | By Gordon Russell Chaffe McCall is exceptionally proud of our Chaffe family and community that extends outside the walls…More»


Senate Confirms New Orleans Partner Peter Strasser to Serve as U.S. Attorney

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

New Orleans Partner, Peter Strasser Confirmed to Serve as United States Attorney for the Eastern District for Louisiana (New Orleans, LA) – Congratulations to Peter G. Strasser, who was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 28, 2018, to…More»


Title VII: You Don’t Want to Be the Test Case (Sarah Voorhies Myers)

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Title VII: You Don’t Want to Be the Test Case Posted July 2018 | bizneworleans.com | Jessica Rosgaard Biz New Orleans recently interviewed Chaffe McCall Labor & Employment Partner Sarah Voorhies Myers on workplace protections under Title VII of the…More»


Staying Power: Chaffe McCall Hosts 2018 Marine Challenge Cup

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

20th Anniversary of the Marine Challenge Cup The Marine Challenge Cup Five-A-Side Soccer Tournament, founded by Chaffe McCall in 1998, proved to be once again the destination for the international shipping community’s soccer elites. The tournament, which was held the second…More»


Hal Watson to speak at 27th Biennial Tulane Admiralty Law Institute

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Chaffe McCall admiralty and maritime attorney will serve in a variety of roles during the Tulane Admiralty Law Institute on February 28 – March 2, 2018, at New Orleans Board of Trade. Houston Partner, Harold “Hal” Watson will serve as…More»


Fifth Circuit Hands Down Highly Anticipated En Banc Ruling

Friday, January 12th, 2018

On Monday, January 8, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down its much anticipated en banc decision in In re Larry Doiron, Inc., setting forth a new test for determining whether a contract for…More»


Top Recognition from U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Chaffe McCall Earns Top Recognition from U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Rankings Chaffe McCall announced today recognition of its national Admiralty & Maritime Law practice by U.S. News & World Report. The practice earned  Tier 1 ranking in…More»


Victory for Oil Platform Contractor at District Court and Appeals Court

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Persuasive Appellate Advocacy Contributes to Success for Client Background On November 16, 2012, an explosion occurred on an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana.  Three workers died, and several others were injured.  Chaffe…More»


Maritime Knowledge Contributes to Success for Client

Monday, September 11th, 2017

“Decision paves the way for vessel interests to seek compensation for damages sustained during mooring operations…” NEW ORLEANS, LA – In a recent decision, the operator of a Port of New Orleans wharf was found solely liable for failing to provide a…More»