Christopher T. Chocheles

Member

Christopher T. Chocheles is a Member of the Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. He practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and toxic torts, and has served as lead counsel in toxic torts and tax trials.

As an undergraduate, he attended Loyola University and received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 1997. In May, 2000, he graduated from Louisiana State University Law Center. At LSU, he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.

Mr. Chocheles is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association. He recently wrote the cover article for the April/May 2010 issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal – “No Excuses: Hurricanes and the Act of God Defense in Breach Contract Claims.”

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Areas of Practice

  • Toxic Torts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Tax Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2000

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 2000
    • Honors: Chancellor's List, Fall 1997 and Fall 1999
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Member, 1998 - 1999
  • Loyola University, New Orleans
    • B.S. (Cum Laude) - 1997
    • Honors: Political Science Award-1997
    • Major: Political Science

Contact Information

Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone:
504-299-2123
Fax:
504-299-2323
Email:

Classes/Seminars

  • Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice, Sterling Education Services, Inc., December 4, 2015
  • 8th Annual Workers' Compensation Law & Practice Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Inc., December 3, 2013
  • Extra-Contractual Liability, National Business Institute seminar, 2004
  • The Insurance Contract, National Business Institute seminar, 2003

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America since 2012, with special designations, during 2017 or a prior year, in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2012 – 2017

Published Works

  • Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty-State Compendium, Contributing Editor, 2015
  • No Excuses - Hurricanes and the Act of God Defense to Breach of Contract Claims, Louisiana Bar Journal, Volume 57, No. 6 (April/May 2010)