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

  • Chambers USA 2020 Rankings Announced

    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

    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

    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»