Over 50 people attended the joint webinar hosted by Riess LeMieux and Walter P. Moore on January 7, 2020. Titled "I'm Picking Up Good Vibrations", the members of the panel illustrated the risks and damages caused by construction vibrations. We are including information on the webinar on the new Insights page of our website. For those interested in the materials please fill out the form and we will get back to you. If you would like to view our other presentations or publications, you can click here.
The growing office of Riess LeMieux, LLC, has an opening for a motivated and talented associate with five + years of civil, commercial litigation, real estate, or insurance experience. Construction and labor law experience preferred. Candidates should possess superior academic credentials as well as strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should also be well organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects. Please submit resume along with salary requirements, to nmartin@RLLaw.com.
Jonathan Forester and Michael Blackwell recognized on the “Louisiana Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2020” List
Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Michael Lane, Jonathan Forester, and Michael Blackwell have been recognized on the “Louisiana Rising Stars Super Lawyer 2020” list in the field of Construction Law. This will be Jon's sixth selection and Mike’s second selection to this award.
Michael Riess, Jon Forester and Robert Riess of Riess LeMieux successfully obtained sanctions and contempt order in favor of general contractor against City of New Orleans due to the City’s attempt to rebid a previously awarded contract in violation of the Public Works Act.
Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. This is the tenth consecutive year that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings.
Firm partner, Jonathan Forester, was interviewed by WWL Channel 4 in connection with an investigative report concerning a lawsuit filed to stop the City’s improper rebidding of a public contract which had already been awarded to a Riess LeMieux client.
Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Casey Q. O'Flynn to the firm. Prior to joining Riess LeMieux, Casey worked in the Real Estate Funds Group of a Big Four advisory firm in Atlanta, where he advised both acquirers and targets in REIT M&A transactions totaling in the billions of dollars. Casey has significant experience navigating myriad issues involved in successfully structuring, negotiating, and closing these transactions. Casey's addition bolsters the firm’s depth of knowledge and expertise in the areas of taxation, real estate transactions, financing, and corporate structuring.
Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Construction Executive Magazine, one of the most respected publications in the construction industry, has selected the firm among The Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the nation. Competing with many older and larger firms from across the country, Riess LeMieux was ranked 40th after only a year of practice, making it the newest law firm in the inaugural report.
Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Margaret N. Davis to the firm. A graduate of Tulane University Law School, her experience includes securities, maritime, and commercial litigation. During law school, Margaret served as Managing Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and was a semifinalist on the Admiralty Moot Court team. She also served as a judicial intern at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Margaret is also a legal writing instructor in business law at Tulane’s Freeman School of Business.