COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS, REAL ESTATE & FINANCING2020-08-13T12:32:01-05:00

Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, & Financing

Riess LeMieux has extensive experience with advising and handling complex commercial transactions and legal issues arising out of buying, selling, developing, leasing, and investing in commercial real estate assets.  Our work involves leases and purchase agreements for complex, multi-million-dollar real estate transactions.  Riess LeMieux represents borrowers and lenders in financing matters in accordance with complex state and federal law. Our attorneys have experience in lending and secured transactions, loan workouts, mortgages and foreclosures, public finance, state and municipal bonds and financing, venture capital, and international banking matters.

Our attorneys have experience in handling the following matters:

  • Handling every aspect of a purchase agreement from preliminary negotiations through closing
  • Negotiating and resolving issues involving neighborhood groups
  • Drafting leases that foster cooperation and mutual interest from the start
  • Resolving financing matters, including mortgage and non-traditional finance sources
  • Proactively developing comprehensive and enforceable contracts
  • Dealing effectively with all the “what ifs,” including debt relief measures
  • Addressing all title insurance matters associated with a sale

Recent News

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Your Workplace Webinar

Thomas Henican, partner at Riess LeMieux, will cover legal issues implicated by the recent approval and use of COVID-19 vaccines, including: Equal Employment Opportunity guidance, the ADA, the Civil Rights Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.  The discussion will include best practices for employers considering distribution of the vaccine directly (or through a third party) and/or requiring proof of vaccination to return to work, and will conclude with a discussion of Louisiana’s liability limiting COVID-19 statute as to employer vaccination programs and the proposed federal legislation.

Riess LeMieux Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” regional lists. The firm has been ranked Tier 1 for Construction Law and Litigation and Tier 3 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. This announcement follows the news that four attorneys were recently selected to Best Lawyers 2021 publication.

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