Our Firm

Chaffe McCall has built a reputation for achieving results in our clients’ best interests, both nationally and internationally, on a wide range of legal matters. Our focus on high quality client service can be traced back more than 190 years.

Since 1826, the lawyers of Chaffe McCall have always focused on a primary mission:  to provide the highest quality legal services in our clients’ best interests.  Our attorneys are dedicated to gathering a full understanding of our clients’ business needs and are known for successfully providing legal guidance consistent with their business interests. Our continuing success and longevity is due to a history of distinguished leaders and a team of talented, creative, and hardworking attorneys and professionals, who meet our clients’ legal needs timely and cost-effectively.  These guiding principles have made Chaffe McCall the exceptional firm that it is today.

Chaffe McCall’s record of success—in landmark litigation and dispute resolution, in negotiations and transactions large and small, and in legal advice and counsel to businesses and individuals alike—sets us apart as a law firm of choice.  It is a position that we have earned since our inception and that we will continue to maintain in service to our clients and our community.

Chaffe McCall works with clients regionally, nationally, and internationally to address the challenges they face in several areas of law.  We are centrally located in downtown New Orleans with additional offices in Houston, Baton Rouge, and Lake Charles. Together, our attorneys provide full, value-added services to our clients, who have access to our lawyers in as many different areas of expertise as the particular engagement requires.

Featured News

  • Chaffe McCall Responds to the COVID‐19 Outbreak

    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»

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

    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»

  • City Business Leadership in Law Class includes Julie D. Livaudais

    Chaffe McCall Managing Partner, Julie D. Livaudais, has been recognized in New Orleans CityBusiness‘ Leadership in Law Class of 2020. Since 2005, Leadership in Law has recognized area lawyers in law firms, court-associated professionals, in-house counsel, and educators. This is Julie’s…More»

  • Michael Bush to Speak at 12th Annual Critical Issues Summit

    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»