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Chaffe McCall is saddened to announce the passing of our colleague and mentor, Judge Terry Q. Alarcon

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Terry Q. Alarcon, July 6, 1948 – April 3, 2021 Judge Terry Alarcon was a towering figure in Louisiana legal circles, with 15 years of service as a judge of Criminal District Court in Orleans Parish, in addition to his…More»

Harold K. Watson Newly Elected a Fellow to the American College of Coverage Counsel

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Chaffe McCall Partner Harold K. Watson Newly Elected a Fellow to the American College of Coverage Counsel (Houston, TX) – Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that Harold K. (“Hal”) Watson, Partner in the firm’s Houston office, has been elected…More»

Langenstein elected Chairman to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad

Friday, March 26th, 2021

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) recently selected new officers with the election of Chaffe McCall Partner William H. Langenstein, III as Chairman, Charles H. Ponstein as Vice Chairman, and Jack Jenson as Secretary-Treasurer…More»

Super Lawyers Selects Chaffe McCall Attorneys for Inclusion in Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2021

Monday, December 28th, 2020

December 28, 2020 –  Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that 18 of our attorneys are selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® 2021 list for Louisiana.  Only five percent of attorneys in each state are chosen to receive this distinction….More»

Chaffe McCall Contributes to Community by Donating to Second Harvest Food Bank

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

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»

Chaffe McCall Top Lawyers 2020

Friday, November 6th, 2020

New Orleans Magazine announced its Top Lawyers for 2020 in the recently released November issue. Once again attorneys in Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office were recognized as the best from among several legal specialties. The full list of those recognized appears…More»

Update: Lake Charles Office – Full Remote Operations

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

Although our Lake Charles office building has suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Laura, which made landfall as a category 4 hurricane, we are happy to report that all Chaffe McCall personnel in the Lake Charles area are safe.  During this time, all client files have…More»

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»