Chaffe McCall Recognized with Rankings in Chambers USA 2016

Posted on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

(New Orleans – May 31, 2016) Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that attorneys in its Admiralty, Business and Taxation, and Real Estate sections have been included in the 2016 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as leaders in its respective areas of practice.  For the first time, Chambers ranked the firm’s Admiralty practice at a national level. Chaffe McCall also received high placement rankings for prominent attorneys in their New Orleans and Houston offices.New Chambers practice area rankings for the firm included:

  • Louisiana – Real Estate
  • Nationwide – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (outside New York)
  • Chaffe McCall’s Individual Chambers Rankings included:
  • E. Howell Crosby – Louisiana: Band 2, Real Estate
  • G. Wogan Bernard – Louisiana: Up and Coming, Banking & Finance
  • Ivan M. Rodriguez – Nationwide: Up and Coming, Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation (outside New York)


About Chambers USA

Chambers USA, the world’s leading and well-respected professional legal guide of attorneys and law firms, released its 2016 rankings for lawyers and practice groups on May 27, 2016. Chambers USA conducts a year-long survey of the legal profession to identify the top practitioners in a range of practice areas. Rankings are based on submissions from law firms and Chambers’ own in-depth market research, including interviews and recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best.


About Chaffe McCall ranked attorneys

Managing Partner, E. Howell Crosby. is an experienced and respected lawyer whose practice focuses on real estate transactions. He is Past President of American College of Mortgage Attorneys and a Member of American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He holds a J.D./MBA degree from Tulane University and is licensed in Louisiana and Mississippi.

G. Wogan Bernard is the Practice Area Coordinator for the firm’s Business and Real Estate Section who has successfully represented clients in matters involving acquisition, divestiture, development, leasing and financing, loan workouts, and distressed asset assistance in building and development projects. He is a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and a member of ABA Real Property Trust & Estate Law Section. He received his J.D./B.C.L. from Louisiana State University and a B.A. in Economics from Washington & Lee University.

Ivan M. Rodriguez heads the firm’s Houston office and is a seasoned litigator who provides effective legal counsel to clients. He regularly handles litigation matters involving foreign entities or arising in foreign jurisdictions. Rodriguez earned his J.D. degree from Louisiana State University Law Center and a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University