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Legal Update

By |2022-06-23T15:58:02-05:00June 23, 2022|

Authors: Christopher LeMieux and Trey Talley

First Circuit Confirms that Bid Protest must be filed prior to Award (and Must Include the Low Bidder)

LMB Services, LLC v. Iberville Par. Govt., 2021-1383 (La. App. 1 Cir. 6/3/22) (La. App. 1st Cir. June 3, 2022).

Legal Update

By |2022-06-14T11:57:10-05:00June 14, 2022|

Attorneys: Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown

Riess LeMieux attorneys Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown recently successfully defended and obtained a dismissal of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against a large industrial client. A former employee filed a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC after she […]

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 […]

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