Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2021 guidebook Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of construction law. This year, Riess LeMieux moved up in the rankings, from Band 3 in 2020 to Band 2 in 2021. Firm founders Michael R. Riess and Christopher K. LeMieux were also recognized in the publication for their individual achievements in the area of construction law.

Chambers notes that Riess LeMieux is known for litigation for contractors that perform work in the leisure, transportation, and healthcare industries, as well as offers transactional strength in drafting construction contracts. Chambers also recognizes the variety of firm clients that include owners, contractors, and specialty subcontractors.

Chambers also noted the following about the firm’s founders.

Michael Riess is highly capable across both contentious and transactional construction matters. His experience includes handling issues arising from hotel, apartment and road projects. “When we have to get tough, he gets tough. His construction knowledge is awesome.”

Christopher LeMieux represents his clients in disputes regarding breach of contract, damage, delays and payment. He is best known for his representation of contractors. “Christopher is responsive and has good command of the facts.” “He is great at getting on-point answers.”

“It’s always great to get noticed, and Chambers is one of the best-known, well-represented publications that rates lawyers and law firms,” says Christopher LeMieux. “As a fairly new firm in the market with lawyers that have longstanding client relationships, we appreciate the fact that our hard work for our clients is gaining attention as the firm continues to grow and gain momentum.”