Chaffe McCall Attorney Jon W. Wise

Jon W. Wise

Partner

Jon W. Wise is a seasoned oil and gas, admiralty and insurance litigator who has tried cases in state and federal court in both Louisiana and Texas. His extensive experience in energy litigation, including significant insurance coverage matters, spans multiple areas of knowledge, involving:

  • Well Blowout and Control
  • Loss of Hole/Other Down Hole Issues
  • Explosions, Fires and Property Damage
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Reservoir Damage and Destruction Claims
  • Resulting Environmental Events

Jon has litigated claims on behalf of and counseled both domestic and international insurers for over 33 years in a variety of areas, including:

  • Subrogation (Onshore and Offshore Property Losses)
  • Energy
  • Marine
  • General Casualty
  • Products Liability

Jon has been involved in almost every aspect of maritime law, comprising of:

  • Collisions
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Maritime Liens
  • Cargo Losses
  • Oil Pollution and Environmental

Jon also has significant experience in commercial litigation, including breach of contract, deceptive trade practices and construction. He has successfully handled appeals and writs in a variety of appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court, Louisiana Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Selected for Inclusion in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2018
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell

RECENT PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successful reversal by Louisiana Supreme Court in Hayes Fund, et al. v Kerr McGee, et al,, resulting in the reinstatement of a trial court verdict in favor of client in a reservoir destruction case in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana. (December 2015)

Key Matters

RECENT PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successful reversal by Louisiana Supreme Court in Hayes Fund, et al. v Kerr McGee, et al,, resulting in the reinstatement of a trial court verdict in favor of client in a reservoir destruction case in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana. (December 2015)