Resources & Publications

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»

Client Work Showcased in The Times-Picayune article

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

For its feature article “DXC signs lease for downtown high-rise on Poydras Street,” | The Times-Picayune reported the real estate work of Chaffe McCall’s Managing Partner, E. Howell Crosby, on the Freeport McMoRan Building and DXC Technologies. To read…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»

Law360 Reports Tenure Denial Bias Suit (Julie D. Livaudais)

Friday, August 25th, 2017

5th Circ. Won’t Revive Tulane Prof’s Tenure Denial Bias Suit From Law 360 | August 24, 2017 By: Vin Gurrieri The Fifth Circuit ruled Wednesday that a trial court correctly awarded Tulane University summary judgment over discrimination claims brought by…More»

“My Toughest Case” Biz Nola Features Walter Becker

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

From Biz New Orleans | May 2017 By Maria Clark Walter F. Becker, Jr., Chaffe McCall Partner and Government Investigations / Criminal Defense Practice Area Chair, was featured in Biz New Orleans “My Toughest Case…” series, which asks top attorneys…More»

Welcome to the new

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

New Orleans-based law firm, Chaffe McCall, launches new user-friendly website NEW ORLEANS, LA (MARCH 2, 2017) Chaffe McCall, a southeast regional, full-service law firm, is excited to announce the launch of its completely redesigned website. This new website refreshes the…More»

The O.W. Bankruptcy and The Resulting Legal Issues

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Chaffe McCall’s Admiralty and Maritime member, Ifigeneia Xanthopoulou, recently published an article entitled “THE O.W. BANKRUPTCY AND THE RESULTING LEGAL ISSUES” in the American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.  The piece was published in the Fall 2016, Volume 52,…More»

Washington and Lee Law Review Publishes Peter Strasser Article

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

New Orleans Government Investigations & White Collar Partner, Peter Strasser, recently published an article in the Washington and Lee Law Review  entitled “An Anti-Corruption Bureau’s Inexorable Endeavor: A Study of Malawi’s Cashgate Scandal.”The article examines whether the southern African nation…More»

Attorney Presents at ABA Commercial Real Estate Financing Series

Monday, March 30th, 2015

The RPTE Section of the ABA presented its’ Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate eCLE session 3 series on March 25, 2015.  The program included topics such as: The loan process from loan application to commitment to closing The loan documents…More»