Chaffe McCall Ranked in U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list

Posted on Tuesday, November 9th, 2021 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report.  The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region.  Chaffe McCall earned top-rankings nationally in three practice areas and regionally ranked in 31 practice areas. 

The 2022 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

In total, the firm received recognition in the highest-ranking Tier 1 for 21 practice areas, six Tier 2 rankings and six additional practices earned Tier 3 rankings.   Chaffe McCall earned high rankings in the following national practice areas in the 2022 “Best Law Firms” report:

National Tier 1

Admiralty & Maritime Law

National Tier 3

Project Finance Law
Railroad Law

Additionally, Chaffe McCall received top-tier regional rankings in the following areas of law across its metropolitan markets:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Transportation Law*

New Orleans

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Bankruptcy and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /
Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Business Organizations (including
LLCs and Partnerships)
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Transactions/ UCC Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Insurance
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendant
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants*
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Project Finance Law
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 2
New Orleans

Corporate Compliance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Insurance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Transportation Law*

Metropolitan Tier 3
New Orleans

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Litigation – Environmental
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Oil & Gas Law






Chaffe McCall is proud to share these honors with all of its attorneys.  Achieving high rankings exemplifies a unique combination of excellence and breadth of experience that the firm offers to its clients.   The U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list for 2022 rounds out a year of many distinguished recognitions for Chaffe McCall.