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Charles L. Stern, Jr., Steeg Law的合伙人和诉讼部门的主管, 拥有超过30年为不同行业的客户处理商业和商业诉讼的经验, including title insurance, commercial real estate, and banking. 查克是一位技艺高超的诉讼世界杯正规买球网站, 谁保持着最高的专业水准, 他所具备的品质被同行们广泛认可为业内最佳之一. He was named Best Lawyers®’ 新奥尔良诉讼-房地产“年度世界杯正规买球网站”在2021年和2018年 Best Lawyers®’ 新奥尔良诉讼- 2015年房地产“年度世界杯正规买球网站”. He has also been consistently included in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers.

在激烈的诉讼世界中,查克以提出实用的解决方案而闻名,这些解决方案可以完成客户想要完成的事情,而不需要花不必要的钱. 正如他所说:“我非常了解我客户的需求和利益. 我很久以前就知道,诉讼是达到目的的一种手段. So, 从一开始,我就在寻找对我的客户有意义的方式来解决纠纷.”

查克在联邦政府的职业生涯中,已经成功地审理了许多案件, state, and bankruptcy court. 作为上诉世界杯正规买球网站,他曾在美国最高法院和美国联邦最高法院辩护. S. 第五巡回上诉法院和几个路易斯安那州上诉法院. 他在最高法院的出庭是为新奥尔良一个大型混合用途开发项目成功辩护的一部分,该项目被要求支付500万美元的抵押贷款.

他以其在所有权纠纷和所有权保险覆盖方面的丰富经验而闻名. Chuck’s other areas of practice include: construction and development disputes; bankruptcy and workouts (creditor representation) with a concentration on disputes affecting or involving commercial real estate; litigation involving disputes among shareholders of closely-held corporations; and bet-the-company litigation.

Representative Transactions and Cases

  • 代表新奥尔良仓库区100多个单元的共管公寓协会,就屋顶和其他常见元素的缺陷向开发商和其他人索赔.
  • 代表大型开发公司,抗辩由无表决权的少数股东提起的多项诉讼.
  • 在债权人提起的数百万美元的诉讼中,为国家所有权保险公司辩护,据称该公司因优先船舶抵押的损失而遭受损失.

Professional Activities

  • 路易斯安那州世界杯正规买球网站协会,美国世界杯正规买球网站协会,联邦世界杯正规买球网站协会和第五联邦巡回世界杯正规买球网站协会会员
  • 美国世界杯正规买球网站协会反垄断、诉讼、侵权和保险实务部门成员
  • 产权保险诉讼委员会,美国世界杯正规买球网站协会侵权与保险实务组成员
  • 新奥尔良公益项目(协助客户处理与房地产相关的纠纷)
  • 转型管理协会路易斯安娜分会会员

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers’ 2021年新奥尔良诉讼-房地产“年度世界杯正规买球网站”
  • Best Lawyers’ 2018年新奥尔良诉讼-房地产“年度世界杯正规买球网站”
  • Best Lawyers’ 2015年新奥尔良诉讼-房地产“年度世界杯正规买球网站”
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Litigation – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Bet-the-Company Litigation (2012-2022)
  • Super Lawyers – Business Litigation (2007-2021)
  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent
  • New Orleans CityBusiness – Leadership in Law (2011, 2020)
  • New Orleans Magazine – Top Lawyers in Litigation
  • 哈佛大学-以优异成绩毕业于数学专业

Civic and Community

  • 下九区业主协会董事会成员(2018-至今) 
  • The Welcoming Project, Member (2019) 
  • Shir Chadash保守教会董事会成员和前任主席
  • 大新奥尔良犹太联盟董事会成员,执行委员会成员
  • Past President, New Orleans Jewish Day School
  • 前董事会成员和前主席,大新奥尔良青年管弦乐队

Special Experience

  • 在美国最高法院关于铆钉案的口头陈述. Regions Bank, 522 U.S. 470 (1998)
  • Law clerk to the Hon. Morey Sear (U.S.D.C., E.D. LA.) 1979-1980
  • 新奥尔良公益项目(协助客户处理与房地产相关的纠纷)

Representative Reported Cases

  • Rivet, et al. v. Regions Bank, et al., 522 U.S. 470, 118 S. Ct. 921, 139 L. Ed. 2d 912 (1998)
  • Plaquemines Parish Government v. Schenck, 2015-0127 (La. App. 4 Cir. 12/9/15); 182 So. 3d 1122, writ denied, 2016-0045 (La. 2/26/16), 187 So. 3d 1004 and 2016-0046 (La. 2/26/16), 187 So. 3d 1004
  • Sid-Mar’s Restaurant & Lounge, Inc. v. State, 14-52 (La. App. 5 Cir. 5/21/14); 142 So. 3d 188, writ denied, 2014-1292 (La. 9/26/14), 149 So. 3d 267
  • Mid-South Plumbing, LLC v. Dev. Consortium-Shelly Arms, LLC, 2012-1731 (La. App. 4 Cir. 10/23/13), 2013 WL 5757915
  • FMC Enterprises, L.L.C. v. Prytania-St. Mary Condominiums Ass’n, Inc., 2012-1634 (La. App. 4 Cir. 5/15/13), 117 So. 3d 217
  • Feil v. Greater Lakeside Corp., 11-92 (La. App. 5 Cir. 12/13/11), 81 So. 3d 178, writ denied, 2012-0122 (La. 3/23/12), 85 So. 3d 91
  • Feil v. Greater Lakeside Corp., 09-441 (La. App. 5 Cir. 1/26/10), 31 So. 3d 520, writ denied, 2010-0434 (LA/ 4/30/10), 34 So. 3d 298
  • First Am. Bank v. First Am. Transp. Title Ins. Co., 585 F. 3d 833 (5th Cir. 2009)
  • Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas v. Dudek, 2009-0129 (La. App. 4 Cir. 8/12/09), 19 So. 3d 20, writ denied, 2009-1995 (La. 11/20/09), 25 So. 3d 799
  • Cent. Progressive Bank v. Harvey, No. 08-4035, 2009 WL 901770 (E.D. La. Mar. 27, 2009)
  • In re First Summit Group, LLC, No. 06-20237, Adv. No. 07-2003, 2008 WL 913283 (Bankr. W.D. La. Apr. 1, 2008)
  • Higbee Co. v. Greater Lakeside Corp, No. 06-2848, 2007 WL 3275142 (E.D. La. Nov. 5, 2007)
  • Carrollton Cent. Plaza Associates v. Piccadilly Restaurants, LLC, 2006-0731 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2/7/07), 952 So. 2d 756
  • H.R. 10 Profit Sharing Plan v. Mayeaux, 2003-0691 (La. App. 1 Cir. 9/17/04), 893 So. 2d 887, writ denied, 2005-0868 (La. 5/13/05), 902 So. 2d 1031
  • Caracci v. Cobblestone Village Condominium Association, 03-1487 (La. App. 5 Cir. 5/26/04), 877 So. 2d 1000, writ denied, 2004-2290 (La. 11/19/04), 888 So. 2d 207
  • Karno v. Joseph Fein Caterers, 2002-1269 (La. App. 4 Cir. 4/16/03), 846 So. 2d 105, writ denied, 2003-1358 (La. 9/13/03), 853 So. 2d 642
  • Rivet v. Regions Bank, 2002-1813 (La. 2/25/03), 838 So. 2d 1290
  • Billups v. Lyons, 2001-1654 (La. App. 4 Cir. 5/29/02), 821 So. 2d 499, writ denied, 2002-1798 (La. 10/14/02), 827 So. 2d 424
  • Orleans Title Ins. Agency, L.L.C. v. R. Alan Bartlett, Inc., 2001-0177 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2/27/02), 811 So. 2d 1126
  • Regions Bank, et al. v. Rivet, et al., 224 F.3d 483 (5th Cir. 2000), cert denied, 531 U.S. 1126, 121 S. Ct. 882, 148 L. Ed. 2d 791 (2001)
  • Fleming v. First Nat. Bank of Commerce, 1999-1343 (La. App. 4 Cir. 5/24/00), 764 So. 2d 145, writ denied, 2000-1985 (La. 9/29/00), 769 So. 2d 1223
  • Weisler v. Bd. of Zoning Adjustments, 98-3007 (La. App. 4 Cir. 11/17/99), 745 So. 2d 1259, writ denied, 2000-0142 (La. 3/17/00), 757 So. 2d 141
  • Magnolia Fed. Bank for Savings v. U.S., 42 F.3d 968 (5th Cir. 1995)
  • Missouri Pacific R. Co. v. City of New Orleans, 46 F.3d 487 (5th Cir. 1995)
  • Wainer v. A.J. Equities, Ltd., 984 F.2d 679 (5th Cir. 1993)
  • In re Tahkenitch Tree Farm Partnership, 156 B.R. 525 (Bankr. E.D. La. 1993);
  • Yorkshire Partnership v. Pacific Capital Partnership, 154 F.R.D. 141 (M.D. La. 1993)
  • Socorro vs. City of New Orleans, 579 So. 2d 931 (La. 1991)
  • FDIC v. Mmahat, 907 F.2d 546 (5th Cir. 1990), cert denied, 499 U.S. 936, 111 S. Ct. 1387, 113 L. Ed. 2d 444 (1991)
  • Gen. Am. Oil Co. of Texas v. Williams, Inc., 441 So. 2d 1268 (La. App. 1 Cir. 1983), writ denied, 445 So. 2d 1230 (La. 1984)

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