Charles L. Chassaignac, IV


contact information

phone: 225-383-8900
direct: (225) 336-8913
fax: (225) 336-8930

301 St. Charles Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5948


Charles L. “Chase” Chassaignac, IV is the Firm’s Managing Partner. He joined the firm in 1991. His practice includes the defense of insurance companies in personal injury, insurance coverage, toxic tort, premises liability, products liability, excess insurance, property and bad faith/extra contractual cases. He has defended litigants in most of the state district courts in Louisiana, all five of the state circuit courts of appeal, the Louisiana State Supreme Court, all three of the federal district courts in Louisiana and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal. Chase practiced in the Firm’s New Orleans office from 1991 until 1999 when he opened and began managing the Firm’s Baton Rouge office. Chase is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbel. Born in Baton Rouge and raised in New Orleans, Chase and his wife Cherie Lorio Chassaignac, born and raised in Baton Rouge, now permanently reside in Baton Rouge with their three boys.


Louisiana State University, BSBA 1988
Louisiana State University, JD 1991
Admitted to the Bar: Louisiana, 1991

professional associations

Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Federal Bar Association
Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
International Association of Defense Counsel
Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

areas of practice