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 […]
The article below from NOLA.com discusses the DOTD public-private partnership (P3) for the $162 million Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel Replacement Project which is underway. Christopher K. LeMieux and Johanna E. Lambert of Riess LeMieux are proud to serve as local counsel for the public-private partnership for this unique P3 Project. The […]
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 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 […]
Riess LeMieux Client Dismissed from Public Entity’s Suit with Prejudice under Public Works Act Five Year Peremptive Statute.
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 […]
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 […]
Summary: Do Redhibition claims apply to construction contracts?
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 […]