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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 […]

Riess LeMieux Attorneys Named to 2022 Super Lawyers List

By |2022-01-04T11:20:34-06:00December 29, 2021|

Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Michael Riess and Christopher LeMieux have been named to the "Super Lawyers 2022" List and Jonathan Forester, Michael Blackwell,  Robert Riess, and Robert Tschirn have been recognized on the “Louisiana Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2022” list in the field of Construction Law.  This will be Jonathan Forester's eighth selection and Michael Blackwell's third selection to this award.

Legal Update

By |2021-12-23T12:09:59-06:00December 23, 2021|

Authors: Jonathan Forester and Michael Levatino

Case Summary: Website Case Update: Whitney Bank v. Henry Rayford and Daxtreme, Inc. v. Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Gov’t.

LA R.S 9:2772 Applies To Insurers And Fraud Claims Under The Statute Must Be Heard Prior To A Contractor’s Exception Of Peremption

The […]

Riess LeMieux Year In Review

By |2021-12-14T12:23:24-06:00December 14, 2021|

Riess LeMieux was hard at work in 2021 and we’ve accomplished quite a bit both inside and outside of the courtroom. We are proud of the effort the team put forward and we are excited to see what 2022 brings!

Check out our highlights by clicking here. 


Legal Update

By |2022-01-10T16:05:34-06:00November 18, 2021|

Case Update: Priebe v. Advanced Structural Technologies, Inc. (October 2021)

A federal court recently reiterated that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) preempts state laws, including La. R.S. § 9:2779 pertaining to construction contracts, that would otherwise preclude parties from arbitrating a dispute in another state.

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