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Welcome to Riess LeMieux

Riess LeMieux delivers legal services with the personal touch of a boutique law firm, while always staying mindful of the cost-effective representation desired in today’s climate. While our construction law team brings decades of experience in providing solutions for construction problems at every stage of a project, the lawyers at Riess LeMieux are also experienced in a full range of legal areas.

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Welcome to
Riess LeMieux

Riess LeMieux delivers legal services with the personal touch of a boutique law firm, while always staying mindful of the cost-effective representation desired in today’s climate. While our construction law team brings decades of experience in providing solutions for construction problems at every stage of a project, the lawyers at Riess LeMieux are also experienced in a full range of legal areas.

VIEW OUR PRACTICE AREAS

Our team of proven and talented attorneys is focused on providing a full suite of legal services typically available only from larger law firms.

MEET OUR TEAM

Our team of proven and talented attorneys is focused on providing a full suite of legal services typically available only from larger law firms.

MEET OUR TEAM

News & Events

Riess LeMieux Welcomes M. Ali Barnes to the Firm

October 14, 2020|

Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Ali Barnes to the firm.  Ali brings to the firm experience in construction law, commercial litigation, employment and labor law, transactional law, and insurance law.  She has previously served as a prosecutor and as an Assistant City Attorney in Mobile, Alabama.  She also has worked for a family business on complex estate, trust, and insurance matters.

Legal Update: Proposed Department of Labor Rule

October 8, 2020|

The Department of Labor recently issued a proposed rule to determine whether workers are considered employees or independent contractors.  If adopted, the new five-factor test will implement an updated standard by which companies must classify workers as either employees or independent contractors for the purpose of workers’ compensation and labor laws.

Legal Update: Yor-Wic Construction Co., Inc. v. Engineering Design Technologies, Inc., et al. (July 2020)

September 21, 2020|

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana recently issued a ruling that clarifies the liability of a surety when a claimant gives late notice of a loss and also made clear the duty of a commercial general liability (“CGL”) carrier to indemnify its insured for an economic-loss claim. In Yor-Wic Construction Co., Inc. v. Engineering Design Technologies, Inc., No. 17-0224, 2020 WL 3964775 (July 13, 2020), Yor-Wic, a subcontractor, was denied the opportunity for a subcontract and subsequently brought a lawsuit against the surety and the general contractor.

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