Ryan M. McCabe

Ryan M. McCabe

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in New Orleans, LA

Steeg Law Firm, LLC
 | 201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3201
New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: 504-582-1215
Fax: 504-582-1240
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (60%),
  • Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

Partner Ryan M. McCabe is a dedicated advocate for clients in a broad range of commercial and business litigation matters. “Strategic, creative, and practical” are three words his clients have used to describe his approach to the effective protection of their interests. Ryan’s practice includes matters involving real estate, title insurance, construction, corporate, contract, banking/finance, and professional liability issues. Regardless of whether his clients are individuals or Fortune 100 companies, Ryan tirelessly works to resolve their objectives.

Ryan has successfully tried numerous cases to conclusion, handling everything from preparing and arguing dispositive and discovery motions, taking and defending fact and expert witness depositions, and preparing pleadings and briefs at the federal and state trial and appellate levels, including the United States and Louisiana Supreme Courts. His significant experience in the courtroom has led to a position as an Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy at Tulane University Law School, where he teaches litigation and trial skills to second- and third-year law students.

About Ryan McCabe

Admitted: 2007, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.steeglaw.com/attorney/ryan-mccabe/

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Louisiana Rising Star—Real Estate (2014-2019), Professional Liability Defense (2013), Super Lawyers Louisiana Rising Star—Real Estate (2014-2019), Professional Liability Defense (2013), Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation, Best Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent
  • New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law, Leadership in Law, New Orleans CityBusiness, 2015
  • New Orleans Magazine – Top Lawyers in Real Estate Law (2014-2017), New Orleans Magazine – Top Lawyers in Real Estate Law
  • Appointed Member, Leadership LSBA Class (2012-13), Appointed Member, Leadership LSBA Class
  • Hon. Michelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award, Hon. Michelle Pitard Wynne Professionalism Award, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2013
  • Tulane Admiralty Law Institute Award of Excellence (2007), Tulane Admiralty Law Institute Award of Excellence
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Gamma Sigma

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Tulane University Law School (Certificate in Maritime Law), 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Louisiana State Law Institute (2014-2016)
  • Elected member, Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) House of Delegates (2011–2017)
  • Elected member, Louisiana Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates (2014-2016)
  • Vice-Chair, ABA Title Insurance Litigation General Committee (2017-Present)
  • Chair, LSBA Young Lawyers Division Law-Related Education Committee (2015)
  • National Chair, Federal Bar Association Professional Ethics Committee (2013-Present; Member 2010-2013)
  • Member, New Orleans Bar Association (2007–Present)
  • Member, LSBA Committee on the Profession (2015-Present)
  • Member, LSBA Publications Subcommittee (2010–Present)
  • Member, LSBA Ethics Advisory Opinion Subcommittee (2010–Present)
  • Member, LSBA Practice Assistance & Improvement Committee (2011–Present)
  • Member, LSBA Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct Committee (2009-Present)
  • Member, LSBA Practice Assistance & Improvement Committee (2011–Present)  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member, Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education (2015-present)
  • Board Member, Louisiana SPCA (2018-2021), Legal Affairs, Government Relations and Building Committees, Louisiana SPCA (2016-Present)
  • Secretary, Irish Channel Neighborhood Association (2012-2016)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • An overview of Act 328, the overhaul of the Louisiana Business Corporation Law, and information how the changes will impact your business., Important Changes to Louisiana’s Business Corporation Law Are Now In Effect, 2015
  • Thomson-West’s CAUSES OF ACTION 2d 59 C.O.A. 2d 307, Cause of Action Against School District for Injuries to Student Resulting from Bullying by Another Student, 2013
  • Everyday Ethics, THE FEDERAL LAWYER (August 2012) (with Hon. Sean E. Brearcliffe), Everyday Ethics, THE FEDERAL LAWYER, 2012
  • Thompson-West’s CAUSES OF ACTION 2D, 55 C.O.A. 2d 467 (2012), Cause of Action to Set Aside or Recover for Fraudulent Transfer or Obligation Under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, 2012
  • Thompson-West’s CAUSES OF ACTION 2D, 49 C.O.A. 2d 1 (2011), Cause of Action for Interference with Attorney-Client Relationship, 2011

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Latter & Blum, Inc. v. Ditta, 2017-0116 (La. App. 4 Cir. 06/22/17), 2017 La. App. LEXIS 1159, 2017
  • New Jax Condos. Ass’n v. Vanderbilt New Orleans, LLC, 16-0643 (La. App. 4 Cir 04/26/17), 2017 La. App. LEXIS 735, 2017
  • Colonial Freight Sys., Inc. v. Adams and Reese, LLP, No. 11-1755, 2012 WL 1570103 (E.D. La. May 3, 2012), aff’d, 524 Fed. App’x 142 (5th Cir. 2013), 2013

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy, Tulane University Law School (2013–Present)

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University Law School (J.D. and Certificate in Maritime Law, 2007), 2007
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, summa cum laude (B.S., B.A., 2004), 2004

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Title Insurance
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Office Location for Ryan M. McCabe

201 St. Charles Avenue
Suite 3201
New Orleans, LA 70170

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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