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Grundmeyer Chairs Louisiana Appellate Practice Advisory Commission

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020

The Louisiana Appellate Practice Advisory Commission has named Douglas L. Grundmeyer as its 2020-2021 Chair.  Serving under the auspices of the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar Association, the nine-member Appellate Practice Advisory Commission oversees the examination,…More»

 

Heather S. von Sternberg Joins Chaffe McCall in Houston – Insurance Litigation Practice

Friday, July 10th, 2020

HOUSTON, TX (July 10, 2020) – Chaffe McCall welcomes Heather S. von Sternberg to its Insurance Litigation practice in Houston.  Heather joins the firm as an Associate with a practice focusing on litigation.  She is a highly regarded and experienced…More»

 

William Langenstein has been elected as Vice Chairman to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Darryl D. Berger as Chairman, William H. Langenstein, III, as Vice Chairman and Charles H. Ponstein as Secretary-Treasurer during the June…More»

 

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Webinar: Emerging Insurance Law Responses to the Global Pandemic

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Emerging Insurance Law Responses to the Global Pandemic The American College of Coverage Counsel, Boston College Law School & Chaffe McCall invites you to a summer webinar. Thursday, July 16, 20204:15 p.m.  – 6:00 p.m. Eastern TimeZoom Webinar The webinar…More»

 

Walter Becker to Present at 12th Annual LSBA White Collar Crime Symposium

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Walter Becker, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, will participate in the “White Collar Update – Recent Developments” panel, hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association.  Walter will join other esteemed professionals to discuss significant developments that have shaped…More»

 

Michael Bush to Speak at 12th Annual Critical Issues Summit

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Register to attend and listen to a distinguished faculty, including keynote speaker, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Chaffe McCall’s Labor & Employment Partner Michael Bush.  Michael Bush is a panelist at the 2020 Critical Issues Summit in Baton Rouge….More»

 

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A (Collateral) Source of Optimism Regarding Medical Costs in Louisiana

Friday, August 7th, 2020

The 2020 Louisiana Legislative Session ended with the passage and signing of the Civil Justice Reform Act of 2020 (House Bill 57), which brings long-awaited change to Louisiana’s “Collateral Source Rule.”  For years, plaintiffs in Louisiana have been entitled to…More»

 

Covid-19 Laws Limiting Liability for Businesses – What Your Business Needs to Know

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Louisiana Governor Signs Laws Limiting COVID-19 Liability for Businesses Louisiana has joined a handful of other states in adopting laws that limit businesses’ civil liability for claims relating to COVID-19. Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed into law three legislative…More»

 

United States Supreme Court Decision on Safe Berth Clause

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Recently, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision in CITGO Asphalt Refining Co. v. Frescati Shipping Co., Ltd.(“ATHOS I”). In a 7-2 majority opinion, the Court affirmed the judgment of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, holding a safe berth clause…More»

 

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Covid-19 Laws Limiting Liability for Businesses – What Your Business Needs to Know

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Louisiana Governor Signs Laws Limiting COVID-19 Liability for Businesses Louisiana has joined a handful of other states in adopting laws that limit businesses’ civil liability for claims relating to COVID-19. Governor John Bel Edwards recently signed into law three legislative…More»

 

Crosby Selected as Global Leader in Real Estate by Who’s Who Legal

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research. Who’s Who Legal 2020 has recognized New Orleans partner, E. Howell Crosby, as a leading professional in real estate law. …More»

 

Firm Mourns the Passing of Former Chaffe McCall Partner Robert Bryan Deane

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Longtime partner Robert “Bob” Deane, an integral member of Chaffe McCall’s Marine and Admiralty practice, passed away on May 1, 2020.  Bob joined Chaffe McCall in 1959 and practiced in the firm’s New Orleans office for over 42 years.   At Chaffe McCall, Bob had an outstanding legal career in litigation,  focusing his…More»