Riess LeMieux News and Events

News and Events

Chris LeMieux to Participate in Panel at LAGC’s 11th Annual Critical Issues Summit

Chris LeMieux is participating in a legal panel discussion at the LAGC’s 11th Annual Critical Issues Summit in Baton Rouge on February 21stThe panel will discuss recent legal decisions that...

February 15, 2019

Case Update: U.S. Fifth Circuit Allows OSHA To Cite Contractors Solely For Putting Other Companies’ Employees At Risk

In a milestone decision overturning more than thirty-seven years of precedent, the federal Fifth Circuit, in Acosta v. Hansel Phelps Construction Company, 909, F.3d 723 (5th Cir. 2018),  has ruled...

January 22, 2019

Case Update: Federal Fifth Circuit Reverses Arbitrator in Collective Bargaining Agreement Case

An arbitrator was held to have exceeded his authority when holding that a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) between the AFL-CIO union and Southwest Airlines, relating to deadlines for filing...

January 18, 2019

Jon Forester and Mike Lane Recognized as 2019 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Jon Forester and Mike Lane have been recognized as 2019 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers in the field of Construction Law.  This is Jon’s fifth selection and Mike’s first selection to this highly...

January 17, 2019

We Are Hiring

The growing office of Riess LeMieux, LLC, has an opening for a motivated and talented associate with five + years of civil, commercial litigation, real estate, or insuranceexperience. ...

January 02, 2019

Riess LeMieux Names Johanna “Liz” Lambert a Partner in the Firm

We are proud to announce that Johanna “Liz” Lambert has been named a partner in the firm.  Liz has significant experience advising government entities in a range of matters including contract...

January 02, 2019

Are CMs Now "At Risk"?

This article was written by Mike Lane for Under Construction, a publication of theABA Forum on Construction Law and can be seen on their website here.

Construction managers (CM) often serve a...

December 05, 2018

Court rules again for Uptown homeowners in canal construction damage lawsuit against S&WB

In the second trial arising from the New Orleans Uptown drainage project known as the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (“SELA project”), an Orleans Parish Court ruled in favor of 16...

December 03, 2018