McCann E. LeFeve

McCann E. LeFeve

Associate

New Orleans

504-799-4357

504-799-4384


Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Tulane University, B.A., cum laude (English, Communications, and French)

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2010
  • Louisiana, 2011

Judicial Clerkship

  • Federal Law Clerk to United States District Judge. S. Thomas Anderson – Memphis, TN

A Mississippi Gulf Coast native, McCann obtained her bachelors of arts, cum laude, from Tulane University in English, Communications, and French. Upon her graduation from The University of Mississippi School of Law, magna cum laude, McCann was inducted into the Order of Barristers, a national honorary organization that recognizes graduating law students who have excelled in oral advocacy, brief writing, and service to their respective law school.

While in law school, McCann was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal, serving on its Executive Board in her third year.  Additionally, McCann was  the Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Review of First Impressions, a student written publication predicting how the Mississippi judiciary might decide novel issues of Mississippi law. She also was an active member of the Moot Court Board, winning the First Year Appellate Competition and participating as a team member for several national and regional trial and appellate competitions. In her third year of law school, McCann was named Moot Court Board Member of the Year. McCann also served as the Research Assistant to her family law professor, as well as her labor and employment law professor, with whom she co-wrote the article Can an EEOC Intake Questionnaire Constitute a Charge of Discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?, 35 ABA PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases 56 (2007) (with Prof. Paul Secunda).

McCann is admitted to practice law in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, theoretical physics, attending art exhibits, forwarding memes, and exploring the region and city.

Important Litigation Involvement

  • Drafted a Supervisory Writ Application to the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeals on a novel issue of statutory interpretation that was adopted and granted.

Law School Honors & Awards

  • Mississippi Law Journal – Executive Board, Business Manager 2007-2008; Staff Editor, 2006-2007
  • Moot Court Board – Member 2007-2008
  • Moot Court Board Member of the Year, Spring 2008
  • Winner, First-Year Appellate Advocacy Competition, Spring 2006
  • Editor-In Chief, Mississippi Review of First Impressions, 2007-2008
  • Order of Barristers
  • ABA Regional Appellate Competition Team Award, Spring 2007
  • Outstanding Student Award, Special Education Law, Spring 2007
  • Outstanding Student Award, International Commercial Litigation, Cambridge University, Downing College, Summer 2006
  • Research Assistantships: Professor Deborah Bell (Family Law), 2007-2008; Professor Paul M. Secunda (Employment Law), 2007-2008

Previous Experience

  • Associate Attorney – Served as counsel at hearings, mediations, and depositions. Represented and advised employers, corporations, individuals, small businesses, and insurance carriers on a vast variety of legal issues, disputes, and endeavors. Provided comprehensive and coherent case management and analysis. Promptly communicated progress to clients. Researched and drafted copious motions, oppositions, discovery, and exposure evaluations.

Publications

  • Can an EEOC Intake Questionnaire Constitute a Charge of Discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?, 35 ABA PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases 56 (2007) (with Prof. Paul Secunda).