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Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall Attorneys with Top 2020 Rankings April 27, 2020 Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce that attorneys from its New Orleans and Houston offices have been recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2020 Chambers USA:…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»

 

Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Chaffe McCall remains open and operating at full strength. To our valued clients, friends, and colleagues: We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this unusual and highly complex environment, Chaffe McCall is…More»

 

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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»

 

Maritime Law Association 2019 Spring Meeting

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Join the Admiralty and Maritime Law Association for the 2019 Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. on April 30, 2019 and listen to our very own Walter Becker discuss “Deepwater Horizon Criminal Prosecutions.” Walter will also present to a joint meeting…More»

 

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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»

 

New Salary Threshold for Exempt White-Collar Employees

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the long-awaited final rule increasing the minimum salary that white-collar employees must be paid in order to qualify as exempt from federal law’s overtime requirements.  This final rule increases the current minimum…More»

 

Banking/Commercial Transactions Attorney Michael Carleton Featured in American Press

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Sister City Across the Pond By Crystal Stevenson | American Press: Sunday Talk | September 2018 Like Lake Charles, Cobh — a tourist seaport town on the south coast of Ireland —shares a common reliance on maritime activity facilitating economic,…More»

 

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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»

 

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»

 

Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

Friday, March 13th, 2020

Chaffe McCall remains open and operating at full strength. To our valued clients, friends, and colleagues: We hope that you and your loved ones remain healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this unusual and highly complex environment, Chaffe McCall is…More»