Chaffe McCall Insurance Coverage Expansion Continues with the addition of Valerie Moss Andrews

Posted on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

NEW ORLEANS, LA (October 2021) – Continuing its national Insurance Practice expansion, Chaffe McCall, welcomes new associate Valerie Moss Andrews to the firm’s New Orleans office. Valerie’s unique legal skills and background will complement the firm’s existing team of insurance attorneys. 

“We are pleased to continue our ongoing national insurance practice growth with the addition of Valerie, and we look forward to seeing the positive impact she quickly makes for clients and throughout our firm,” said Managing Partner Julie Livaudais.  “Her experience allows us to further provide services from a deep bench of attorneys with sophisticated corporate capabilities regionally and nationally.”

Valerie joins Chaffe McCall during an exciting period of growth for the firm.  Recently, the firm welcomed high-profile attorney David Pote as an Associate in the firm’s Insurance Practice group.  David is assisting clients in complex insurance matters involving insurance litigation, risk assessment and analysis, coverage, risk transfer, and regulatory issues.

About Valerie Moss Andrews

Valerie, who comes to Chafe McCall from the Capital Defense Project of Southeast Louisiana, was actively involved in every aspect of her client’s defenses, from pre-trial strategy and investigation to discovery, alternative dispute resolution, and trial.  Immediately after law school, she worked for a respected law firm in the Mississippi Pine Belt area representing defendants in criminal cases at both the  trial and appellate levels.  At Chaffe McCall, Valerie will assist clients in complex insurance matters involving first-party property, bad faith, product-liability, premises liability, toxic tort, and personal-injury matters. 

Valerie earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, in 2016 from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal and a student-attorney for both the Mississippi Innocence Project Clinic and the Criminal Appeals Clinic. She graduated, magna cum laude, from Mississippi State University in 2012.

About David Pote

David offers a deep background with sophisticated insurance coverage capabilities. He combines his broad experience in litigation with his in-depth knowledge of the insurance industry to help clients resolve tough insurance issues ranging from homeowners’ insurance to large-scale primary and excess commercial general liability policies.  He has represented domestic and international insurers and re-insurers, in both first-party and third-party matters throughout the U.S.

Chaffe McCall provides a full range of legal services to national and international corporate clients from its offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houston, and Lake Charles.  For more information on the firm, please visit

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