Our Leadership

"A leading law firm and an exciting place to work"

Welcome to our website, which spotlights the many reasons why Chaffe McCall is both a leading law firm and an exciting place to work.

For nearly 200 years, Chaffe McCall has attracted exceptional legal talent and provided top-quality legal services.  Our name stands for quality, integrity, and professionalism.  We continue to stay at the forefront of issues, developing resourceful legal and business solutions for clients.  We are dedicated to enhancing our service model to bring unique approaches to our client engagements.  We push ourselves farther through lateral recruitment and associate development.  We enhance our community in a wide variety of pro bono endeavors.  We are proud of the trust our firm enjoys in the legal and business communities and invite you to explore what makes Chaffe McCall so extraordinary.

– Chaffe McCall Managing Partner

 

Our Firm Leadership

Chaffe McCall is headed by the Firm Managing Partner, Julie Livaudais, and governed by a five-member Management Committee comprised of diverse firm partners.  The Management Committee leads and oversees the firm’s operation and development.  In addition, the firm has Practice Area Coordinators who oversee the firm’s legal practice areas and the day-to-day activities in specific sections.

Management Committee

Julie Livaudais – Managing Partner
E. Howell Crosby
Scott C. Barney
Brent A. Talbot
Doug R. Holmes
Timothy P. Doody

Practice Area Coordinators

Wogan Bernard
Keith M. Benit
Walter F. Becker
Julie D. Livaudais
Frank A. Piccolo – Leah N. Engelhardt
Brent A. Talbot –  Peter J. Rotolo, III 
Harold Watson

Featured News

  • Chaffe McCall Grows Rankings in 2022 Edition of Chambers USA

    Several attorneys and practice areas of Chaffe McCall are ranked highly in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Lawyers from our Louisiana and Houston offices are listed for their achievements, including “Band 1” and “Eminent Practitioner”…More»

  • Firm Continues Growth of its Insurance Practice…

    Chaffe McCall Continues Growth of its Insurance Practice, Welcoming Rachel Meese to its New Orleans Office NEW ORLEANS, LA (April 2022) – The New Orleans office of Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. recently welcomed Rachel Meese as a Partner to serve clients…More»

  • Michael Carleton selected 2022 Top Lawyers of Acadiana

    Congratulations to Chaffe McCall attorney, Michael Carleton, for being selected once again in the Top Lawyers List of Acadiana Profile magazine for the Real Estate law category. The 2022 list recognizes the top attorneys in the Acadiana region of Louisiana….More»

  • Walter Becker Speaks at 2022 White Collar Crime Symposium

    The past decade has witnessed dramatic changes in the global white collar enforcement landscape.  Walter Becker, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department, will participate in the “14th Annual White Collar Crime Symposium,” hosted by the Louisiana State Bar Association. …More»