JOHANNA E. LAMBERT | ASSOCIATE2018-08-13T17:04:04+00:00

CONTACT INFORMATION

504-619-6149

EDUCATION

  •  Louisiana State University Alexandria, B.S., 2007
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 2010

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana Supreme Court and all courts of Louisiana
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Johanna Elizabeth Lambert  |  Associate

Johanna Elizabeth Lambert represents contractors, owners, insurers, self-insureds and subcontractors in personal injury and complex property damage claims.  Liz has represented clients in claims relating to commercial buildings, highways, bridges, and various other construction sites relating to contractual breaches, delay damages and construction defects including moisture intrusion, roof damage, structural defects, and construction vibration damage.  During law school, Liz clerked for Judge Terri Love in the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Judge Fredericka H. Wicker in the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and Judge Stanwood Duval in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Before joining the firm, Liz served as a Senior Assistant Parish Attorney for Jefferson Parish.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Loyola University Institute of Politics

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented public entity in alternative procurement method for 50-million-dollar project
  • Assisted public and private entities in numerous contract negotiations for construction projects
  • Represented clients in bid protests against public entities
  • Represented contractor in Mandamus action under Title 38 seeking payments of funds owed for work on a public project
  • Represented public official in Mandamus proceeding regarding official’s duties pursuant to home rule charter
  • Represented developer in zoning dispute and inverse condemnation proceedings
  • Represented homeowner in matters related to servitude of drain and inverse condemnation proceedings
  • Drafted state and local legislation on behalf of public entities
  • Provided testimony before Legislative Committees on behalf of public entity
  • Advised public and private entities on personnel and employment matters
  • Provided Ethics Training and Presentations to public employees and appointees
  • Represented public entity in redhibition claim and breach of contract claims
  • Represented public entity in expropriation proceedings
  • Advised public entities on Code of Ethics, Public Bid Law, Open Meetings Law, and Public Records Act
  • Advised clients on matters related to Public and Private Works Act lien and privilege claims
  • Represented general contractor and surety in payment dispute against private owner
  • Represented property owner in breach of contract claim regarding payments of commissions
  • Represented general contractor in construction defect claim by public owner
  • Represented subcontractor in arbitration recovering over 1 million dollars for a delay claim
  • Represented general contractor in pile driving and construction damage litigation

Johanna Elizabeth Lambert
Associate

Johanna Elizabeth Lambert represents contractors, owners, insurers, self-insureds and subcontractors in personal injury and complex property damage claims.  Liz has represented clients in claims relating to commercial buildings, highways, bridges, and various other construction sites relating to contractual breaches, delay damages and construction defects including moisture intrusion, roof damage, structural defects, and construction vibration damage.  During law school, Liz clerked for Judge Terri Love in the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Judge Fredericka H. Wicker in the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, and Judge Stanwood Duval in the Eastern District of Louisiana. Before joining the firm, Liz served as a Senior Assistant Parish Attorney for Jefferson Parish.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented public entity in alternative procurement method for 50-million-dollar project
  • Assisted public and private entities in numerous contract negotiations for construction projects
  • Represented clients in bid protests against public entities
  • Represented contractor in Mandamus action under Title 38 seeking payments of funds owed for work on a public project
  • Represented public official in Mandamus proceeding regarding official’s duties pursuant to home rule charter
  • Represented developer in zoning dispute and inverse condemnation proceedings
  • Represented homeowner in matters related to servitude of drain and inverse condemnation proceedings
  • Drafted state and local legislation on behalf of public entities
  • Provided testimony before Legislative Committees on behalf of public entity
  • Advised public and private entities on personnel and employment matters
  • Provided Ethics Training and Presentations to public employees and appointees
  • Represented public entity in redhibition claim and breach of contract claims
  • Represented public entity in expropriation proceedings
  • Advised public entities on Code of Ethics, Public Bid Law, Open Meetings Law, and Public Records Act
  • Advised clients on matters related to Public and Private Works Act lien and privilege claims
  • Represented general contractor and surety in payment dispute against private owner
  • Represented property owner in breach of contract claim regarding payments of commissions
  • Represented general contractor in construction defect claim by public owner
  • Represented subcontractor in arbitration recovering over 1 million dollars for a delay claim
  • Represented general contractor in pile driving and construction damage litigation

EDUCATION

  •  Louisiana State University Alexandria, B.S., 2007
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 2010

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana Supreme Court and all courts of Louisiana
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • 2018 Fellow of the Loyola University Institute of Politics