ENVIRONMENTAL, ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES LAW2020-07-29T12:43:48-05:00

Environmental, Energy, & Natural Resources Law

The attorneys of Riess LeMieux have successfully defended manufacturers and distributors in mass litigation involving toxic torts. We also help clients solve — and often avoid — problems by providing a full range of legal services from regulatory and transactional advice through trial and appeal.  With many years’ experience in environmental law, energy law, and natural resources law, Riess LeMieux has developed a thorough understanding of these areas and an ability to address and resolve the unique issues and challenges that clients may face in these areas. Our multi-disciplinary approach allows efficient and comprehensive solutions for clients interested in, or impacted by, natural resources and environmental issues, such as:

  • NORM
  • CERCLA
  • Toxic torts
  • Wetlands
  • Permits
  • Mineral leases
  • Nuclear power plant emission

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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