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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»


Crosby Chosen for CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Chaffe McCall congratulates Managing Partner E. Howell Crosby,  selected to the 2019 New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class. The annual “CityBusiness’ Leadership in Law” designation is awarded to 50 area attorneys/legal professionals, who are nominated by their peers and…More»


Insurance litigators land impressive victory in court

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Persuasive Litigation Contributes to Success for Client   Background Recently, litigators in the Insurance Practice group at Chaffe McCall secured a favorable outcome at trial on behalf of an insurer client in the Fifteenth Judicial District Court for the Parish…More»


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»