Christian S. Chaney joined the firm in 2017 after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, Chief United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New Orleans. Mr. Chaney received a Bachelor of Science in International Business and Political Science from Spring Hill College, where he graduated summa cum laude and received the Toolen Award for highest academic achievement.
Mr. Chaney graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from The George Washington Law School in 2016. While there, he interned with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice through the Summer Law Internship Program. Mr. Chaney served as Notes Editor for The George Washington Law Review and received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for Pro Bono service.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
Louisiana State Bar Association, Member (2016)
Federal Bar Association, Member (2017)
American Bar Association, Member (2016)
Fifth Circuit Bar Association, Member (2017)
Representation of lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice actions.
Representation of lawyers in disciplinary proceedings.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Karen Wells Roby, Chief United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New Orleans
Summer Law Internship Program, Tax Division, United States Department of Justice
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana (2017)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2017)
Notes Editor for The George Washington Law Review
The Presidential Volunteer Service Award for Pro Bono service
Order of the Coif, The George Washington Law School
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