Riess LeMieux News and Events

News and Events

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

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

Chris LeMieux and Jon Forester Presented at CFMA March Lunch Meeting on March 27, 2019

March 28, 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