News/Announcement

Betsy Gordon attorney in New OrleansBetsy Gordon next President of NAWIC NOLA Chapter

Betsy Gordon, a partner with Shields Mott LLP, has been selected as the next President of the New Orleans Chapter of National Association of Women in Construction for 2017-2018. Betsy’s installation will be in September.

Since its founding, NAWIC, an international non-profit organization, has grown to a membership of 5,500 women with more than 160 chapters. In its 54 years of service to its members, NAWIC has advanced the causes of all women in construction whose careers range from business ownership to the skilled trades. Over the years, the cause of NAWIC has stayed the same: To enhance the success of women in the construction industry.

Adrian D'Arcy Green Lawyer in New OrleansAdrian D’Arcy appointed to ABA’s Construction Forum Committee (Div-10)

Adrian A D’Arcy, a partner with Shields Mott LLP, has been appointed to serve as a working committee member and as division liaison for Division 10 (Transportation, Energy and Environment) of American Bar Association’s Construction Forum Committee. Adrian’s practice focus is in construction and surety law. Adrian litigates construction and surety cases and also assists clients with crafting and negotiating their construction contracts. Adrian is also highly involved in the area of sustainable construction being a LEED accredited professional, and having presented numerous lectures and written extensively on the subject of green building.

Adrian also had the honor of having an article, Project Owners and the AIA’s Sustainable Project Contract Documents, published by the ABA earlier this year (Journal of ABA Forum on Construction Law, Vol 37, No. 1)

Awards/Recognition

2018 Best Lawyers

Construction Law
Lloyd N. Shields
Elizabeth L. Gordon
Adrian A. D’Arcy

Litigation – Construction
Lloyd N. Shields
Elizabeth L. Gordon
Jeffrey K. Prattini

2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (*)
Lloyd N. Shields
Elizabeth L. Gordon
Adrian D’Arcy
Jeffrey K. Prattini
Ashley Robinson (*)
Jessica Derenbecker (*)
Michael Blackwell (*)