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Riess LeMieux Construction Practice and Attorneys Ranked in Recent Publication

Riess LeMieux is again ranked by Chambers & Partners USA, the leading legal data and analytics provider. The publication ranks law firms and attorneys across the United States through a rigorous and detailed process including a nomination submission process, peer reviews, client reviews, and more. This year, Riess LeMieux is recognized as Band 1 in the area of construction law, [...]

May 31, 2023|

Riess LeMieux Receives National Recognition in Construction Industry

The firm is selected among The Top 50 Construction Law Firms™ in the country. June 1, 2023 - Riess LeMieux, a New Orleans-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Construction Executive Magazine, one of the most prestigious publications in the construction industry, has selected the firm among The Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the nation. Of 600 firms [...]

May 30, 2023|

Riess LeMieux Welcomes Corey Lloyd as Of Counsel

Corey Lloyd brings 25 years of real-world, first-hand experience in project management on projects up to $38M as well as in-house counsel experience with a large construction company.   Corey’s civil engineering degree, project management experience, and in-house legal and risk management expertise, make him an exceptional addition to Riess LeMieux. Corey joined Riess LeMieux in May 2023 as an Of [...]

May 22, 2023|

Building Success

Riess LeMieux Recently Prevails on Supervisory Writ Application to the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, Overturning a Trial Court’s Denial of the Firm Client’s Demand for Defense and Indemnity as an Additional Insured Under a Subcontractor’s Auto Policy. Authors: Michael R. C. Riess, Robert W. Tschirn and Michael A. Levatino Jr. On April 10, 2023, the Louisiana Fourth Circuit [...]

May 17, 2023|

Riess LeMieux is Pleased to Welcome Natalie Morris

May 10, 2023 - Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Natalie Morris to the firm as an associate in New Orleans. Prior to joining Riess LeMieux, Natalie’s diverse legal background included representing employers and insurance carriers in cases across the state of Louisiana. She was also counsel for hundreds of clients adversely affected by chemical spills and worked to protect [...]

May 11, 2023|

Legal Update

Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company  v. TBT Contracting, Inc. of LA, et al  Authors:  Jonathan S. Forester and Hannah M. Marler Homeowners cannot be held liable for the injuries of a construction worker when the general contractor, who hired the subcontractor who employed the injured worker, was an independent contractor.   This lawsuit arises from an incident involving an electrician who [...]

May 5, 2023|

Legal Update

Stuart Services, L.L.C. v. Nash Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Louisiana Supreme Court reaffirms jurisprudence that party who is in breach of a contract, may not later attempt to enforce provisions of that contract. Authors: Christopher K. LeMieux and Robyn A. Brown In Stuart Services, L.L.C. vs. Nash Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., the Supreme Court of Louisiana recently reaffirmed [...]

April 28, 2023|

Legal Update

Farrell v. Circle K Stores, Inc. and the City of Pineville, 22-00849 (La. 3/17/23), ––– So.3d ––––, 2023 WL 2550503. Authors:  Jonathan Forester and Jennifer Mura The Louisiana Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Farrell v. Circle K to clarify the “Open and Obvious” defense.  Farrell involves a slip and fall accident at a gas station in Pineville, Louisiana. [...]

April 20, 2023|

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