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About Riess LeMieux

Established in March 2018, Riess LeMieux, LLC provides a full range of legal services to a diverse mix of local, regional, national and international clients. Michael Riess and Christopher LeMieux bring over 50 years of combined legal experience to establish Riess LeMieux. Michael, Chris and a team of ten proven and talented attorneys have come together to create a new firm focused on providing a full suite of legal services typically available only from larger law firms.  Michael and Chris believe that offering legal services from experienced professionals across a number of practice areas will ensure the firm is able to serve all of its clients’ interests and build more successful relationships founded on trust and personalized attention.

The firm has a strong general civil practice with an emphasis in commercial and construction litigation, class actions, mass tort liability, bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and reorganization, business organizations, transactions and real estate, health and casualty litigation, admiralty and maritime law, personal injury, Jones Act defense, cargo and property damage and maritime financings, employment litigation, business torts, corporate law, commercial transactions, environmental law and toxic torts and insurance coverage law and litigation.

Riess LeMieux, LLC commits its partners and associates to effectively and economically representing the interests of its clients. Although the members of the firm have successfully tried numerous cases, all partners and associates have been extremely active in the prelitigation workout of problems as well as the mediation of disputes both in and out of litigation. The firm has responded to clients’ concerns about the increasing costs of litigation by creating the most cost-effective means of problem resolution without compromising the superior quality of its legal services. This always includes up-front budgeting and detailed case management as well as alternative billing methods.

The attorneys at Riess LeMieux, LLC bring a diverse range of talent and experience to the practice of law.


Recent News

Riess LeMieux Welcomes M. Ali Barnes to the Firm

Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Ali Barnes to the firm.  Ali brings to the firm experience in construction law, commercial litigation, employment and labor law, transactional law, and insurance law.  She has previously served as a prosecutor and as an Assistant City Attorney in Mobile, Alabama.  She also has worked for a family business on complex estate, trust, and insurance matters.

Legal Update: Proposed Department of Labor Rule

The Department of Labor recently issued a proposed rule to determine whether workers are considered employees or independent contractors.  If adopted, the new five-factor test will implement an updated standard by which companies must classify workers as either employees or independent contractors for the purpose of workers’ compensation and labor laws.

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