International

The International Law Section of Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. advises domestic and foreign clients on a wide range of international legal issues.  We represent U.S. clients in other countries, as well as foreign interests in the U.S.  Our attorneys provide counsel on numerous U.S. regulations that affect international trade, such as import-export regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Control Sanctions, and export controls.

We have assisted clients with international arbitration and cross-border litigation, the enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, and the collection of evidence abroad.  We have further addressed and resolved international legal questions arising in U.S. litigation, such as sovereign immunity, comity, the act-of-state doctrine, foreign law, and treaties and conventions.

The Section is multicultural and multilingual, including attorneys fluent in Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, Polish, Croatian, German, French, and Italian.  Our lawyers maintain a wide network of contacts and consultants locally and abroad, including surveyors, accountants, translators, and law firms, allowing us to rapidly and effectively assist our clients across the globe.

Featured News

  • United States Supreme Court Decision on Safe Berth Clause

    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

    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»