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Jonathan Forester Named to 2022 Leadership in Law Class

Partner Jonathan Forester has been recognized by New Orleans City Business and named to their 2022 Leadership in Law Class. This class recognizes area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments. Honorees will be celebrated at an event in October at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Congratulations Jon!

June 29, 2022|

Building Success

Building Success:  Riess LeMieux Attorneys Obtain Dismissal of Wrongful Termination Suit in Federal Court Authors: Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown Riess LeMieux attorneys Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown recently obtained a judgment in the Eastern District of Louisiana dismissing all claims against the firm’s client, a former City Attorney. The plaintiff was a former city employee who had been terminated [...]

June 28, 2022|

Legal Update

Authors: Christopher LeMieux and Trey Talley First Circuit Confirms that Bid Protest must be filed prior to Award (and Must Include the Low Bidder) LMB Services, LLC v. Iberville Par. Govt., 2021-1383 (La. App. 1 Cir. 6/3/22) (La. App. 1st Cir. June 3, 2022). LMB Services, LLC v. Iberville Par. Govt. arises out of a bid dispute for a public [...]

June 23, 2022|

Legal Update

Attorneys: Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown Riess LeMieux attorneys Donald Douglas and Robyn Brown recently successfully defended and obtained a dismissal of a sexual harassment lawsuit brought against a large industrial client. A former employee filed a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC after she was terminated, claiming that she had been subjected to a hostile work environment during the [...]

June 14, 2022|

Riess LeMieux and Three Partners Ranked in Chambers USA Guide 2022

Riess LeMieux has been ranked in the 2022 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business Guidebook in the area of Construction Law. Three Riess LeMieux partners were also named in the publication. Founding partners Michael Riess and Christopher LeMieux, as well as partner Jonathan Forester, were recognized for their individual achievements in construction law.  

June 1, 2022|

Building Success

The article below from NOLA.com discusses the DOTD public-private partnership (P3) for the $162 million Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel Replacement Project which is underway.  Christopher K. LeMieux and Johanna E. Lambert of Riess LeMieux are proud to serve as local counsel for the public-private partnership for this unique P3 Project.  The DOTD is using this P3 project delivery model [...]

May 26, 2022|

Legal Update

Authors: Johanna Lambert and Michael Blackwell U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Declines to Expand General Duty Owed by Construction Contractors to Other Contractors on a Job Site In Donahue v. Makar Installations Inc., the plaintiff, Joshua Donahue, a laborer employed by American ManPower Services, Inc., filed a negligence action against several entities that participated in a multi-phase [...]

May 12, 2022|

Riess LeMieux is Pleased to Welcome Alex Dunn, Jr. to the Firm

Riess LeMieux is excited to welcome Alex Dunn, Jr. to the firm! Alex's practice areas include commercial litigation, construction law, municipal and government law, safety and disaster recovery, real estate transactions and financing, contracts, and personal injury. He received his Juris Doctor from Southern University Law Center, where he served in student government and was a member of the Journal [...]

May 9, 2022|

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