Chaffe McCall Attorney Shawn M. Bridgewater-Normand

Shawn M. Bridgewater-Normand


Shawn M. Bridgewater is a Partner in Chaffe McCall’s New Orleans office and focuses her practice on:

  • General business and corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contract law
  • Commercial and residential real-estate law

Shawn has been directly involved in an extensive number of mergers, as well as numerous stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions. She also has extensive experience in both commercial and residential real-estate transactions and has represented various developers, lenders, individuals, and corporations in connection with the acquisition, divestiture, leasing, development, and financing of both residential and commercial real estate.


  • Advises clients in connection with national and international acquisition and divestiture of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories
  • Advises clients in connection with the acquisition, divestiture, financing, and leasing of residential and commercial real estate
  • Advises clients in connection with real estate title related matters
  • Serves as counsel for a large locally owned grocery business and provides advice with respect to operational and other related matters


  • Named as a “Women of the Year,” by New Orleans City Business, November 2016
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as a “Top Lawyer” in Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law in New Orleans Magazine (2012 and 2013)


  • Member of the Board of Directors of Seasons Grief and Loss Center