The attorneys of Riess LeMieux advise numerous construction industry clients, including owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and suppliers, on a wide variety of business and litigation matters.
Commercial & Business Advising
Riess LeMieux’s professionals have been advising and counseling business clients from all types of industries for more than 50 years. The clients we advise on a regular basis include major oil companies, international gaming companies, regional and local construction firms, commercial and residential developers, interested parties in bankruptcy litigation, wealthy entrepreneurs, and more.
Riess LeMieux has significant experience in this unique area of law involving complex financial transactions, creditors’ rights, corporate debt restructurings, and related disputes. Over the years, the firm has represented clients with operations worldwide, nationally, and locally.
Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, & Financing
Riess LeMieux has extensive experience with advising and handling complex commercial transactions and legal issues arising out of buying, selling, developing, leasing, and investing in commercial real estate assets.
Maritime Advice & Litigation
The Riess LeMieux team can assist with any legal matter that may arise for clients whose business centers on vessels and the waterfront. Our experience stems from more than 50 years as counselors and litigators in this area of the law.
Class Action & Multi-District Litigation
The attorneys of Riess LeMieux team have handled or been involved with numerous class actions, mass actions, and MDL litigation on behalf of its clients, both as plaintiff and defendant. Our work in this area draws from the firm’s substantial experience in complex business and tort class actions.
Employment & Labor Law
Riess LeMieux’s employment and labor practice covers the full spectrum of issues affecting the employment relationship, employer training, handbook drafting, and litigation federal and state discrimination claims, wage/hour issues, and disputes arising from the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, and Title VII.
With our understanding of the legal challenges that often arise in the public arena, we provide tailored solutions to municipalities and local government in areas such as forming partnerships with private companies, land use and zoning issues, employment concerns, and on-going general counsel.
Insurance Defense, Coverage Disputes, & Bad Faith
The attorneys at Riess LeMieux have extensive experience in many areas of insurance law, including CGL, auto, workers’ compensation, property, builder’s risk, OCIP and CCIP, and umbrella/excess insurance. Our attorneys counsel insurance companies and other firm clients on the rights and obligations of the parties under applicable policies.
Riess LeMieux has an understanding of gaming law that stretches back to the legalization of gaming in Louisiana. Our firm’s multi-disciplinary background has proven beneficial in matters involving gaming law and casinos, including workouts, reorganization, and other disputes.
Complex Commercial Litigation, Mediation Arbitration, & Appellate Practice
The Riess LeMieux team is made up of experienced trial lawyers and litigation managers whose primary goal is to solve our clients’ commercial disputes. We are committed to vigorously pursuing the most efficient, cost-effective resolution for our clients, whether that requires litigation, arbitration, or an appeal in state or federal court.
Environmental, Energy, & Natural Resources Law
The attorneys of Riess LeMieux have successfully defended manufacturers and distributors in mass litigation involving toxic torts. We also help clients solve — and often avoid — problems by providing a full range of legal services from regulatory and transactional advice through trial and appeal.