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Welcome to Riess LeMieux

Riess LeMieux delivers legal services with the personal touch of a boutique law firm, while always staying mindful of the cost-effective representation desired in today’s climate. While our construction law team brings decades of experience in providing solutions for construction problems at every stage of a project, the lawyers at Riess LeMieux are also experienced in a full range of legal areas.

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Welcome to
Riess LeMieux

Riess LeMieux delivers legal services with the personal touch of a boutique law firm, while always staying mindful of the cost-effective representation desired in today’s climate. While our construction law team brings decades of experience in providing solutions for construction problems at every stage of a project, the lawyers at Riess LeMieux are also experienced in a full range of legal areas.

VIEW OUR PRACTICE AREAS

Our team of proven and talented attorneys is focused on providing a full suite of legal services typically available only from larger law firms.

MEET OUR TEAM

Our team of proven and talented attorneys is focused on providing a full suite of legal services typically available only from larger law firms.

MEET OUR TEAM

News & Events

Case Update: Sewell v. Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (La. App. 4 Cir. May 29, 2019)

June 11, 2019|

In a major victory for federal contractors, a Louisiana appeals court affirmed a trial court’s determination that the Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) is solely liable for damages to several homeowners stemming from the Uptown drainage work performed by three contractors under the auspices of the U.S. Corps of Engineers.  Notably, the court found that there was “no evidence that any of the contractors breached their contracts, negligently or otherwise.”

Riess LeMieux Receives National Recognition in Construction Industry

June 7, 2019|

Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Construction Executive Magazine, one of the most respected publications in the construction industry, has selected the firm among The Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the nation. Competing with many older and larger firms from across the country, Riess LeMieux was ranked 40th after only a year of practice, making it the newest law firm in the inaugural report.

Case Update: Cotton Exchange Investment v. Xcel Air Conditioning (E.D. La. May 3, 2019)

May 28, 2019|

It is black-letter law that architects owe a professional duty of care to third parties, but recovery for design errors is limited in the absence of a contract.   In a recent federal decision, the court reaffirmed that an architect can be liable to a subsequent owner of property for damage caused by defective design but not for the defective design itself.