Riess LeMieux News and Events

News and Events

Riess LeMieux Partner, Christopher LeMieux, Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® in America List

 

August 15, 2019

Construction Industry Legislative Update - July 2019

Several important laws affecting the construction industry were passed by the Louisiana Legislature and signed into law by the governor in the 2019 Regular Session. The new legislation includes...

July 15, 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: 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

Mike Lane and Jon Forester Presented to the Gulf Coast Chapter of CMAA on March 29, 2019

Mike Lane and Jon Forester presented to the Gulf Coast Chapter of CMAA on Friday, March 29.  The presentation, titled: "How to Keep Your Foot Out of Your Mouth: The Do’s and Don’ts of Deposition...

April 02, 2019

Case Update: 84 Lumber Co. v. Continental Casualty Co.

In a decision interpreting the notice requirements of the Louisiana Public Works Act (LPWA), the U.S. Fifth Circuit ruled that a sub-subcontractor’s email to a general contractor’s lawyer does not...

March 26, 2019

Case Update: U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. v. Strategic Planning Associates, LLC (Jan. 23, 2019)

In a case that illustrates the duties and rights of a performance bond surety, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held that a surety does not owe a fiduciary duty to its...

March 26, 2019

How to Keep Your Foot Out of Your Mouth: The Do’s and Don’ts of Deposition Testimony

How to Keep Your Foot Out of Your Mouth: The Do’s and Don’ts of Deposition Testimony

March 13, 2019