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Circle, LLC v. M&L Engine, L.L.C., 2022-0381, 2022 WL 17750914, (La. App. 4 Cir. 12/19/22). A Contract Deadline Without a Penalty Provision Has No "Teeth." Authors: Christopher K. LeMieux and Trey Talley The Fourth Circuit recently ruled that if there is no penalty provision for the late delivery of a supplier’s materials to the jobsite, the late delivery only amounts [...]

January 19, 2023|

Riess LeMieux Secured Victory for Client in the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal

Attorneys: Michael Blackwell and Spencer Johnson In December 2022, the Louisiana Fourth Circuit of Appeal upheld the trial court decision, in favor of Riess LeMieux’s client, that denied a motion to annul a prior judgment ordering a lien removed. The firm client was the general contractor for a project where a payment dispute arose between the client and one of [...]

January 13, 2023|

Riess LeMieux Names Robert Riess Partner

Riess LeMieux is Proud to Announce that M. Robert C. Riess, Jr. Has Been Named Partner Effective January 1, 2023 Robert Riess is named Partner of Riess LeMieux January 1, 2023. Robert has been with Riess LeMieux since 2018, when the firm was founded. He graduated from College of Charleston with dual business degrees and then obtained his Juris Doctor [...]

January 3, 2023|

Riess LeMieux Attorneys Named to 2023 Super Lawyers List

Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Michael R. C. Riess, Christopher K. LeMieux, Jonathan S. Forester, and Michael S. Blackwell have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers list. M. Robert C. Riess, Jr. was named to the 2023 Rising Star list. Michael R. C. Riess Construction Litigation Christopher K. LeMieux Construction [...]

December 19, 2022|

Legal Update

NGA 911, LLC v. Orleans Parish Communications District, 2022-0458 (La.App. 4 Cir. 12/8/22), 2022 WL 17494827 Contractors Seeking Injunctions Involving Public Contracts Cannot Assume the Contract at Issue is Governed by the Public Bid Law. Authors: Jonathan Forester and Mary Claire Kramer   In NGA 911, LLC v. Orleans Parish Communications District, the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal found that [...]

December 15, 2022|

Legal Update

Legal Update: Towanda M. Savoy v. Vonkerri L. Kelly-Dixon, et al., 2022-318 (La App. 3 Cir. 11/23/22), 2022 WL 17173027.  Once an Additional Insured, Always an Additional Insured:  Not So Says the Louisiana First Circuit   Authors: Christopher K. LeMieux and M. Ali Barnes In Savoy, the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal summarily found that there was no insurance coverage [...]

December 12, 2022|

Riess LeMieux Partner, Christopher LeMieux, Named to New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers

Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce Christopher LeMieux was recognized in the New Orleans Magazine Top Lawyers List, an annual ranking of attorneys across various practices in the Greater New Orleans area. Christopher K. LeMieux Construction Law The list was prepared by Professional Research Services, which included the following methodology: "The voting was open to all licensed attorneys in New [...]

November 29, 2022|

Legal Update

Circle C Enterprises, Inc. v. Associated Indus. Ins. Co., Inc., 21-253-JWD-RLB, 2022 WL 16727129 (M.D. La. Nov. 4, 2022) Authors: Jonathan Forester and Spencer Johnson This case arises out of a contract between Plaintiff and Axiall, LLC (“Axiall”) for work in connection with the demolition of a decommissioned methanol plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana. Prior to completion of the demolition work, [...]

November 18, 2022|

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