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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

News & Events

Restoration of Surety’s Right to Enforce Conditional Payment Clauses on State Projects

December 4, 2019|

A discernible shift has emerged in the last decade in favor of sureties asserting conditional payment clauses as a defense to payment bond claims on state public projects.  For more than a half-century, state and federal courts almost universally ruled that a surety could not enforce its principal’s pay-if-paid or pay-when-paid clause in defense of a claim against the bond.  To this day, federal courts continue to neglect traditional suretyship principles in favor of the public policy underlying the Miller Act on federal projects.

Riess LeMieux Ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

November 18, 2019|

Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. This is the tenth consecutive year that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Christopher LeMieux Will Present an Arbitration Presentation Called Charting a Course in Unfamiliar Waters

November 7, 2019|

Christopher K. LeMieux will present at the CLE program entitled Charting a Course in Unfamiliar Waters - Tips for Winning Your Case in Arbitration on Thursday, December 5, 2019.  Chris will speak on Protecting and Enforcing Your Arbitration Award.  The presentation will take place at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter Hotel, 800 Iberville St., New Orleans at 1:15-2:00 p.m. The Louisiana State Bar Association is promoting the program and attendees are eligible for CLE credit.