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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

Construction Industry Legislative Update – August 2020

Several important laws affecting the construction industry—and businesses in general—were passed by the Louisiana Legislature during the 2020 Regular and Extraordinary Sessions and signed into law by the Governor, including partial tort reform, business and individual protections related to COVID-19, and new laws affecting the construction industry in particular.

Indemnity, Change Orders, and More: Top Construction Legal Issues and Answers Audio Webinar

Christopher K. LeMieux and Jonathan S. Forester will be hosting an audio webinar with the National Business Institute on June 10, 2020.  This webinar will  focus on construction issues that can have substantial legal repercussions.  It will cover how to troubleshoot these issues and give you the information necessary to find solutions before they escalate. Riess LeMieux regularly provides webinars and seminars for clients on a wide array of legal topics.

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