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Municipal Law

Riess LeMieux has extensive experience in the area of municipal law.  Our attorneys have assisted governmental entities with complex contracting, procurement, Title 38, and bid disputes. Our attorneys are also skilled at providing day-to-day advice to clients on issues that arise related to employments matters, civil service laws, and ethics.  The attorneys at Riess LeMieux have represented diverse governmental entities, officials, and boards and commissions, including elected officials, agency heads, appointed boards, and charter commissions.

Riess LeMieux has the ability to provide litigation and general counsel services in the following areas:

  • public contract law
  • cooperative endeavors agreements
  • intergovernmental agreements
  • legislation drafting and interpretation
  • property acquisition proceedings
  • employment and personnel issues
  • policy drafting and implementation
  • ethics
  • constitutional law issues
  • open meetings
  • public records

Recent News

Riess LeMieux Client Prevails in $50-Plus Million Bid Dispute at Louisiana Supreme Court

On December 10, 2019, the Louisiana Supreme Court made final a ruling in favor of a firm client for the award of the Convention Center Linear Park Project estimated at $50 million.  In May 2018, the firm successfully secured the award of the public project after defeating a legal challenge by an unsuccessful bidder at trial. The firm prevailed on both rounds of appeal, concluding with the Supreme Court’s denial of the losing bidder’s supervisory writ application.

I’m Picking Up Good Vibrations Webinar

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.

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