Firm Continues Strong Growth, Welcomes New Attorneys to New Orleans

Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

Chaffe McCall Welcomes Alex J. DeGiulio and Jesse Frank to its Litigation practice


NEW ORLEANS, LA – Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.  welcomes Alex J. DeGiulio and Jesse Frank to the firm as associates in its New Orleans office.  The addition of Alex and Jesse is a part of the firm’s ongoing regional growth and commitment to the development of new attorneys.  They will practice in the firm’s core admiralty & maritime and litigation sections.

“We are pleased to welcome Alex and Jesse to Chaffe McCall as they begin their legal careers,” said Firm Managing Partner, E. Howell Crosby. “They are both brilliant lawyers, who will strengthen our firm and provide valuable skills to our clients.”

Jesse earned his law degree, cum laude, in 2018 from Tulane University Law School.  He served as Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and graduated with a certificate in Maritime Law.  In 2012, Jesse graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  Before law school, he taught middle school social studies through Teach for America.  He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar.

Alex earned his Juris Doctor degree cum laude and received a Maritime Law Certificate in 2018 from Tulane University Law School. He served as the Managing Editor of Tulane Maritime Law Journal, the Executive Chair of the Tulane Environmental Law and Policy Summit, and a board member of the Tulane Moot Court Board.  In his third year of law school, Alex practiced under a limited student-attorney license with the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, where he gained valuable experience drafting an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court.  He served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Fredericka H. Wicker of the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and as a legal intern in the United States Coast Guard, Eighth District Legal Office.  Alex graduated cum laude from Bucknell University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Environmental Studies. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar.

Benchmark Litigation 2018 Guide recognizes Chaffe McCall’s litigation practice for its industry insight and first-rate trial lawyers, as evidenced by Chaffe McCall’s designation as a “recommended Louisiana litigation law firm.”  The firm was further ranked in Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Litigation by Chambers USA 2018 Guide as a top tier nationwide practice.


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