Firm Received National Rankings

Posted on Monday, November 7th, 2016 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

New Orleans, LA (November 7, 2016) –  Chaffe McCall, for the fourth year in a row, was recently recognized by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report among the top tier law firms in the nation for several practice areas, including Admiralty & Maritime Law and Railroad Law.

Chaffe McCall’s “National” and “Metropolitan” rankings from U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® increased to 24 practice areas from 2015.  The rankings are presented in three tiers, they include:

National Tier 2

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law

National Tier 3

  • Railroad Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
New Orleans
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

New Orleans
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Railroad Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

New Orleans
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Oil & Gas Law

The 2017 Best Law Firms rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting:

Best Law Firms is a report overseen by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.