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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

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Legal Update: Weber v. BNSF Railway Company (Feb. 2021)

A recent federal court decision reiterates the importance of employers enforcing employee attendance policies to defend against potential lawsuits.  In Weber v. BNSF Railway Company, the U.S. Fifth Circuit affirmed summary judgment disposing of an employee’s failure-to-accommodate claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), holding that regular worksite attendance, notwithstanding a diagnosis of epilepsy, was an essential job function.

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