Chaffe McCall Attorney Amy L. McIntire

Amy L. McIntire

Partner

Amy McIntire is a partner in Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office and a member of the firm’s Civil Litigation and Labor and Employment sections.

Amy has extensive experience defending companies in Louisiana and other jurisdictions. Amy has been involved in all phases of litigation, including assisting in the inception of mass and multi-district litigation, coordinating and conducting nationwide discovery, briefing and arguing procedural and dispositive motions, conducting and defending depositions of plaintiffs, corporate witnesses, and expert witnesses, preparing lay and expert witnesses for trial, and ultimately preparing and taking cases to trial as first- and second-chair trial attorney.

Amy’s product liability matters have involved a wide array of products, including surgical and other medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, and fire protection systems.  She has served as the lead associate in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, mass and multi-district litigation.  Amy also has experience representing employers and management in labor and employment litigation.  She has served as lead associate in employment discrimination and harassment cases, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, breach of contract and restrictive covenant litigation, and administrative proceedings.

She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Notre Dame Law School in 2013, and was Managing Senior Editor of Notre Dame Law Review.  During that time, she was awarded for Outstanding Appellate Brief and received the Academic Fellowship Award. McIntire graduated, magna cum laude with departmental honors and received a B.S. in Management from Tulane University in 2010 with a double major in Legal Studies in Business and English.

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

  • Speaker, “Common Pitfalls in Dealer Agreements & A Brief Primer on Mergers & Acquisitions for Dealers,” Deep Southern Equipment Dealers Association 2018 Summer Conference
  • Recent Developments in Employment Law for Dealers, Joint Annual Meeting for Mid-Atlantic, Deep South, and Southern Equipment Dealers Associations, New Orleans, Louisiana (February 12-15, 2017)
  • FLSA Primer for Dealers, Joint Summer Conference of Deep South and Southern Equipment Dealers Associations, Destin, Florida (July 17-20, 2016)
  • “Federal Jurisdiction Over Claims by State Attorneys General: The Case for Removal of Pharmaceutical Parens Patriae Suits as ‘Mass Actions’ Under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, “7 American University Health Law & Public Policy Brief 1, 2014
  • “Dodd-Frank’s Risk Retention Requirement: The Incentive Problem,” 33 No. 5 Banking & Financial Services Policy Report 5, May 2014
  • “Oil and Gas Development on the Outer Continental Shelf: The Uphill Battle for State Input Into Federal Policy,” 9 Texas Journal of Oil Gas & Energy Law 37, 2014
  • “Louisiana’s “Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit”: A Uniquely Effective Economic Policy,” 13 Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal 211, 2014
  • “Five Things to Know About Louisiana’s Angel Investor Tax Credit,” Silicon Bayou News, co-author, May 2014
  • Five Things to Know About Louisiana’s Angel Investor Tax Credit,” Silicon Bayou News, co-author, May 2014

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • Selected for inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star,” 2018-2019
  • Outstanding Appellate Brief at Notre Dame Law School
  • Academic Fellowship Award

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association’s Younger Lawyers Division
  • Networking Committee Member, Defense Research Institute’s Products Liability Group
  • Member, Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC)
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • First-chair trial attorney in four-day, civil bench trial in state court; briefed and argued all pre- and post-trial motions; examined and cross-examined eight witnesses; secured verdict in favor of client which was affirmed on appeal
  • Second-chair trial attorney in six-week, criminal jury trial in federal court involving a sprawling 47-count RICO Indictment; conducted voir dire; gave opening statement; cross-examined multiple witnesses; argued motions made during trial; assisted in securing a “not guilty” verdict on homicide charges against the client
  • Lead associate for Liaison Counsel in Xarelto MDL
  • Lead associate for Liaison Counsel in Taxotere MDL
  • Conducted and defended numerous depositions of plaintiffs, expert witnesses, and lay witnesses
  • Briefed and argued procedural and dispositive motions on a variety of grounds, including the statute of limitations, Daubert, and causation
  • Prepared lay and expert witnesses for depositions and trial testimony

Key Matters

  • First-chair trial attorney in four-day, civil bench trial in state court; briefed and argued all pre- and post-trial motions; examined and cross-examined eight witnesses; secured verdict in favor of client which was affirmed on appeal
  • Second-chair trial attorney in six-week, criminal jury trial in federal court involving a sprawling 47-count RICO Indictment; conducted voir dire; gave opening statement; cross-examined multiple witnesses; argued motions made during trial; assisted in securing a “not guilty” verdict on homicide charges against the client
  • Lead associate for Liaison Counsel in Xarelto MDL
  • Lead associate for Liaison Counsel in Taxotere MDL
  • Conducted and defended numerous depositions of plaintiffs, expert witnesses, and lay witnesses
  • Briefed and argued procedural and dispositive motions on a variety of grounds, including the statute of limitations, Daubert, and causation
  • Prepared lay and expert witnesses for depositions and trial testimony