U.S. News & World Report Names Chaffe McCall Among “Best Law Firms” 2020

Posted on Monday, November 11th, 2019 | Posted in Acknowledgements & Press Releases

The National 2020 Best Lawyers® list includes top-tier rankings for Chaffe McCall

Chaffe McCall is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region. Chaffe McCall earned recognition in National and Metropolitan top-rankings tiers.

The 2020 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Seventeen of the firm’s practice groups were awarded Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings, with eight in Metropolitan Tier 2 and four in Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings. Chaffe McCall once again received national recognition in the Tier 2 ranking for its Admiralty and Maritime practice.  The firm also earned National Tier 3 rankings for its Railroad and Project Finance Law practices, and a total of 29 metropolitan practice rankings.

Chaffe McCall earned high rankings in the following national practice areas in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” report:

National Tier 2

Admiralty & Maritime Law

National Tier 3

Project Finance Law
Railroad Law

Additionally, Chaffe McCall received top-tier rankings in the following areas of law across its metropolitan markets:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Admiralty & Maritime Law

New Orleans

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Transactions/ UCC Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Insurance
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendant
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Project Finance Law
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 2
New Orleans

Bankruptcy and Finance Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Insurance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
New Orleans

Oil & Gas Law
Tax Law

Chaffe McCall is proud to share these honors with all of its attorneys.  Achieving high rankings exemplifies a unique combination of excellence and breadth of experience that the firm offers to its clients.   The U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list for 2019 rounds out a year of many distinguished recognitions for Chaffe McCall.