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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

Construction Industry Legislative Update – July 2019

July 15, 2019|

Several important laws affecting the construction industry were passed by the Louisiana Legislature and signed into law by the governor in the 2019 Regular Session. The new legislation includes the most expansive overhaul of the Louisiana Private Works Act in nearly 40 years, a new law that allows local governments to use the A+B (cost plus time) bidding method, and significant amendments to the law governing the contractor licensing board.

Riess LeMieux Welcomes Casey Q. O’Flynn to the Firm

July 1, 2019|

Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Casey Q. O'Flynn to the firm.  Prior to joining Riess LeMieux, Casey worked in the Real Estate Funds Group of a Big Four advisory firm in Atlanta, where he advised both acquirers and targets in REIT M&A transactions totaling in the billions of dollars.  Casey has significant experience navigating myriad issues involved in successfully structuring, negotiating, and closing these transactions. Casey's addition bolsters the firm’s depth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of taxation, real estate transactions, financing, and corporate structuring.  

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.”