Our New Orleans office opened in 1974, the year of the firm’s founding. Located in Pan American Life Center, the office is located in the heart of the central business district within short walking distance of federal and state government buildings and courts. Attorneys in this office provide legal and business counsel in practices areas including banking, class action defense, commercial litigation, consumer financial services, healthcare, insurance defense, labor and employment, products liability, public finance, and real estate.
Attorney Published ArticleMilitary Lending Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and State Military Law Updates
April 20, 2021
Robert Savoie (Cleveland) and Sarah Edwards (New Orleans) co-authored an article on the Military Lending Act, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, and State Military Law Updates in the ABA Business Law Section’s The Business Lawyer, Volume 76, Issue 2, Spring 2021.
EventWhy Equity Must Take Center Stage
May 5, 2021
Join attorneys from McGlinchey’s Labor and Employment group and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, for an interactive panel discussion about why organizations should go beyond diversity and instead focus on fostering equity.
Attorney PresentationNavigating PPP Forgiveness
April 14, 2021
Richard Aguilar (New Orleans) presented on a panel discussion during the “CB Now” webinar series presented by New Orleans CityBusiness on Wednesday, April 14. Richard and Chris Ferris, President and CEO of Fidelity Bank, presented and answered questions about the steps to take, common mistakes to avoid, coordinating with your lender, and others.
Attorney PresentationPersonal Jurisdiction Update: If You Finished Law School Before 2011, You Might Need It!
April 21, 2021
Gary Hebert (New Orleans) will co-present a 1-hour Complex Litigation CLE for the New Orleans Bar Association on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, focusing on the changes that have happened in personal jurisdiction in the past 10 years.
COVID-19 UpdatesShuttered Venue Operators Grant Program
April 9, 2021
In the next few days, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will open the application process for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG). Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million.
PodcastsPodcast: Redefining Personal Jurisdiction – SCOTUS rules on the Ford Cases
April 6, 2021
What does the U.S. Supreme Court's March 25 decision regarding personal jurisdiction in the Ford cases mean for litigants and litigation across the country?
AlertVehicle Finance Lenders Beware: The Coming Wave of Post-Fulton Automatic Stay and Turnover Adversary Proceedings
April 1, 2021
In the recent Supreme Court decision in City of Chicago, Illinois v. Fulton, the Court rightly found that merely retaining possession of a vehicle repossessed pre-petition is not a violation of Bankruptcy Code § 362(a)(3) as an exercise of control over property of a debtor’s chapter 13 estate.
AlertSupreme Court Rejects Ford’s Narrow Reading of Personal Jurisdiction
March 26, 2021
In a much-anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued on March 25, the Court unanimously rejected Ford Motor Company’s argument that it could not be subject to personal jurisdiction in products liability actions filed in the states where the plaintiffs resided and where the underlying accidents occurred.
Attorney PresentationThe Female Lawyer: The Unique Stress and Obstacles to Practicing as a Woman
March 25, 2021
Camille Bryant (New Orleans) will join a panel on Thursday, March 25, 2021, to discuss their personal experiences and the best ways to handle stress in all of its forms during the second part of a CLE series presented by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Association for Women Attorneys.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey Attorney Camille Bryant named 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow
March 15, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce Camille Bryant has been selected to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)’s 2021 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Camille is one of 418 attorneys nationwide selected for this year’s Fellows class.