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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»


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»


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»


Season of Giving: Chaffe McCall Proudly Donates to Second Harvest Food Bank

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Chaffe McCall, a regional law firm serving clients across the U.S., has once again joined forces with Second Harvest Food Bank in the fight against hunger. Chaffe McCall has made a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank, helping to feed…More»


New Salary Threshold for Exempt White-Collar Employees

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the long-awaited final rule increasing the minimum salary that white-collar employees must be paid in order to qualify as exempt from federal law’s overtime requirements.  This final rule increases the current minimum…More»


Court Rejects “Pay to be Paid”

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Decision of concern to P&I clubs and insurers In Bodden v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida held that despite the “pay to be paid” language in the P&I policy at…More»


Chaffe McCall Congratulates 2019 Sustainer of the Year Recipient

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Chaffe McCall Congratulates Katherine Andry Crosby, recipient of the 2019 Sustainer of the Year Award. Every year, the Junior League of New Orleans presents the Sustainer of the Year Award to a sustaining member who exemplifies the organization’s educational and…More»