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
Timothy P. Doody

Practice Area Coordinators

Wogan Bernard
Keith M. Benit
Walter F. Becker
Leah N. Engelhardt
Julie D. Livaudais
Brent A. Talbot
Harold Watson

Featured News

  • CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class includes Chaffe Attorneys

    Chaffe McCall attorneys Leah Engelhardt and Peter Rotolo are members of the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2021. CityBusiness selects only fifty legal professionals each year for this honor in recognition of their professional and civic accomplishments….More»

  • Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall With Strong Client Support for 2021 Rankings

    Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffe McCall Attorneys with Top 2021 Rankings May 20, 2021 Regional law firm Chaffe McCall was recently recognized as a leading firm in several practice areas in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for…More»

  • Haug to Moderate FBA Panel on What Makes Good Outside Counsel

    Love the One You’re With: How to Earn—and Keep!—Good Business Clients Join three senior inhouse counsel as they share their insights about what makes good outside counsel that clients can’t resist relying on again and again. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 12:00-1:00 pmZoom…More»

  • Labor Partner to speak at ABC Legal Conference

    Michael Bush to speak at the 2021 Associated Builders and Contractors Legal Conference Register to take part in the must-attend virtual ABC conference and listen to distinguished faculty and Government Officials from across the nation, including Chaffe McCall’s Labor & Employment…More»