Riess LeMieux News and Events

News and Events

Case Update: Sewell v. Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (La. App. 4 Cir. May 29, 2019)

In a major victory for federal contractors, a Louisiana appeals court affirmed a trial court’s determination that the Sewerage and Water Board (S&WB) is solely liable for damages to several...

June 11, 2019

Riess LeMieux Receives National Recognition in Construction Industry

Riess LeMieux is pleased to announce that Construction Executive Magazine, one of the most respected publications in the construction industry, has selected the firm among The Top 50 Construction...

June 07, 2019

Case Update: Cotton Exchange Investment v. Xcel Air Conditioning (E.D. La. May 3, 2019)

It is black-letter law that architects owe a professional duty of care to third parties, but recovery for design errors is limited in the absence of a contract.   In a recent federal decision, the...

May 28, 2019

Riess LeMieux Welcomes Margaret Davis to the Firm

Riess LeMieux is pleased to welcome Margaret N. Davis to the firm.  

May 22, 2019

Case Update: Creekstone Juban I, L.L.C. v. XL Insurance America, Inc. (La. May 8, 2019)

The Louisiana Supreme Court rendered a split decision that will have major ramifications for insureds in Louisiana.  The court’s decision in Creekstone Juban I, L.L.C. v. XL Insurance America, Inc.

May 16, 2019

Case Update: Alonso v. Westcoast Corp. (5th Cir. April 8, 2019)

A recent federal court decision has significant ramifications for the validity of oral change orders and the enforceability of no-damages-for-delay clauses in construction contracts.  In Alonso v....

May 02, 2019

ABC of Louisiana 2019 State Convention

July 24-27, 2019Hilton SandestinSandestin, FL

April 29, 2019

Case Update: Parrish v. Premier Directional Drilling, L.P., 917 F.3d 369 (5th Cir. 2019)

The preference to hire independent contractors instead of employees has become more common in many industries, as the line that divides employees and independent contractors has continued to blur....

April 11, 2019