Firm: Chaffe McCall, LLP
Location: New Orleans - LA
2300 Energy Centre
1100 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70163-2300
- Tel : (504) 585-7212
- Fax : (504) 544-6072
- Email : email@example.com
As the Managing Partner of Chaffe McCall, L.L.P., E. Howell Crosby is helping guide the firm through strategic growth while enhancing the service the firm provides in a way that remains focused on its’ clients. With over thirty years of experience representing clients nationally and locally he approaches each client need to identify practical resolutions to complicated legal issues. Chambers USA describes Howell as an “extremely accomplished” and “notable figure in the Louisiana real estate Bar,” who frequently represents developers and lenders on a wide range of real estate matters across retail, housing and commercial sectors.
His practice concentrates on the areas of:
- Commercial transactions
- Banking and finance
- Business law
- Real estate
Howell has also developed an extensive network with City and State officials in the areas of planning, zoning, subdivision and permitting. He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Mississippi. He has represented clients with the acquisition, divestiture, development, leasing and financing of shopping centers, office buildings, apartments, industrial sites, condominiums, timeshare, assisted and independent living facilities, low-income housing, restaurant, and hotel developments. He has represented numerous companies and individuals in connection with a wide spectrum of commercial transactions, including:
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Business development
- Capital structuring.
Honors and Awards
- Ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers as a leading attorney in Louisiana for real estate, 2005-2019.
- Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Bank and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, and Corporate Law, 2007- present.
- Named by New Orleans Magazine as one of the “Top Lawyers” in Real Estate Law, 2007- present.
- Included in the International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers (which identifies private practice lawyers with a proven track record in providing advice to clients – including tenants, investors and developers – on all aspects of buying, selling, leasing, developing, and managing real estate) since 2009.
Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.
Chaffe McCall ’s real estate section establishes a unique working relationship with our clients by learning the ins and outs of their businesses, and acting as a partner in every endeavor.
Chaffe McCall’s real estate group has experience in acquiring properties to be assembled for unified development. We assist our clients throughout the zoning, permitting and licensing process. Through our title insurance agency, Greater Gulf Title Insurance Agency, Inc., we are able to arrange title binders and deliver title policies quickly when needed.
In addition to traditional financings, Chaffe McCall’s real estate group also has extensive experience in tax credit enhancement of real estate development financings. Our practice includes representing parties involved in the rehabilitation of historic structures that generate federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credits, as well as facade donations and tax abatements. We also represent clients in transactions involving federal new markets tax credits, Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds, and other incentives, including PILOT and TIFF structures.
Chaffe McCall’s real estate section has also garnered international recognition. It has been chosen by Corporate International Magazine as the “Best Law Firm in Louisiana for Real Estate Work.” The head of the business section, E. Howell Crosby, was named a Louisiana Super Lawyer by Law & Politics and was selected as one of the top 10 Lawyers in the State of Louisiana. Howell was also one of only six Louisiana lawyers included in the International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers, which identifies private practice lawyers with a proven track record in providing advice to clients – including tenants, investors and developers – on all aspects of buying, selling, leasing, developing, and managing real estate. Howell is also the Past President and a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.