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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

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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