Chance E. Raymond

Chance joined Kanner & Whiteley in 2021 and litigates on behalf of environmental advocacy groups and states in the areas of climate change litigation, pollution abatement and natural resource damages.  Before joining the firm, he worked in New York City representing shipping companies, underwriters, medical malpractice insurers, and the City of New York in a broad range of practice areas including maritime, commercial, environmental, personal injury, civil rights, and insurance defense litigation.  Chance handled all aspects of litigation in connection with his work in New York.

Chance earned his law degree from Tulane Law School, where he practiced as a student attorney for its Environmental Law Clinic.  He also served as a Managing Editor for the Tulane Environmental Law Journal and volunteered at the NLRB, EEOC, and the Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center.  Before attending law school, Chance worked as a legal assistant for a criminal defense firm in San Antonio, TX and as a game designer for Wizards of the Coast in Renton, WA.

Chance is admitted to practice in the State of Louisiana, the State of New York, and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York.


  • D.C. District Court Finds Army Corps of Engineers Lawfully Limited Its Jurisdiction: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers
    Tulane Environmental Law Journal (2016)