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Legal Update

By |2022-05-12T13:27:58-05:00May 12, 2022|

Authors: Johanna Lambert and Michael Blackwell

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Declines to Expand General Duty Owed by Construction Contractors to Other Contractors on a Job Site

In Donahue v. Makar Installations Inc., the plaintiff, Joshua Donahue, a laborer employed by American ManPower Services, […]

Riess LeMieux is Pleased to Welcome Alex Dunn, Jr. to the Firm

By |2022-05-09T15:22:14-05:00May 9, 2022|

Riess LeMieux is excited to welcome Alex Dunn, Jr. to the firm! Alex’s practice areas include commercial litigation, construction law, municipal and government law, safety and disaster recovery, real estate transactions and financing, contracts, and personal injury. He received his Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center, where he served in student government and […]

Building Success

By |2022-05-04T09:51:52-05:00May 4, 2022|

Riess LeMieux Client Dismissed from Public Entity’s Suit with Prejudice under Public Works Act Five Year Peremptive Statute.

Christopher K. LeMieux and Robert Riess represented a Firm Client against a Public Entity in obtaining a dismissal of all claims by a Civil District Court Judge for the Parish of Orleans. The […]

Legal Update

By |2022-04-19T14:23:45-05:00April 19, 2022|

Authors: Donald Douglas and Michael Levatino

General Contractor found liable to “independent contractor” under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In a recent case from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, a general contractor was found liable to an […]

A Generational Standard

By |2022-04-07T10:39:07-05:00April 7, 2022|

Robert Riess has witnessed his father, Michael Riess, build a career in law since 1989.   

“I was actually born the same year that my father left to start his own firm.  Growing up, I was acutely aware that he was not only an attorney […]

Louisiana Associated General Contractors Newsletter

By |2022-04-05T11:04:07-05:00April 5, 2022|

The Louisiana Legislature recently passed Act 205 during the 2021 Regular Session, which revised certain Public Bid Law provisions under Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.  Public owners may now be compelled via a mandamus proceeding to file for Substantial Completion of a project when the […]

Legal Update

By |2022-03-21T11:17:58-05:00March 21, 2022|

Summary: Do Redhibition claims apply to construction contracts?

Authors: Christopher LeMieux and Michael Levatino

Case Update: McGaha v. Franklin Homes, Inc.

The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal in McGaha v. Franklin Homes, Inc., 2021-0244 (La. App. 4 Cir. 2/4/22). 2022 WL 336603, recently observed that redhibition claims […]

Legal Update

By |2022-03-08T13:25:38-06:00March 8, 2022|

Summary: Contractors must bid public projects under the legal name of the company.

Authors: Liz Lambert and Robyn Brown

Case Update: Lathan and Lathan Construction v. City of Gonzales Through Arceneaux, 21-0825 (La. App. 1 Cir. 2/25/22), 2021 WL 575049

In Lathan, the City of Gonzales (“the City”) […]

Riess LeMieux Client Obtains a Judgment Granting Dismissal of all Claims

By |2022-02-21T13:29:20-06:00February 21, 2022|

Riess LeMieux Client Obtains a Judgment Granting Dismissal of all Claims Brought by Seven Landowners on Eight Separate Properties Pursuant to Louisiana’s Contractor Immunity Statute

Attorneys: Christopher LeMieux, Jonathan Forester, and Spencer Johnson

In November 2021, the 34th Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Bernard dismissed all claims brought […]

Riess LeMieux is Pleased to Welcome Hannah Marler to the Firm

By |2022-02-15T09:15:54-06:00February 15, 2022|

Riess LeMieux is excited to welcome Hannah Marler to the firm! Hannah’s practice areas will include commercial litigation, construction law, municipal law, and general litigation. She received her  Juris Doctor from Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where she was Vice President of the Trial Advocacy Board. During law school, she […]

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