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Shields Mott L.L.P. Seminar on Recent Amendments to the Louisiana Private Works Act

On September 27, 2019, Shields | Mott L.L.P. partners, Betsy Gordon and Adrian D’Arcy, presented a CLE for the New Orleans Bar Association on the Recent Amendments to the Louisiana Private Works Act. This well-attended seminar covered the changes and touched on the new rights and requirements concerning notice, time to file, and priority of… [Read More…] about Shields Mott L.L.P. Seminar on Recent Amendments to the Louisiana Private Works Act

Partner, Adrian D’Arcy, Moderated a Panel at the Pearlman 2019 Conference

Shields Mott partner, Adrian D’Arcy, moderated a panel at the Pearlman 2019 Conference in Seattle, Washington. Adrian, along with panelists Bill Sanford (The Hanover Insurance Group), Ty Oksuzler (senior consultant at JS Held, LLC), Thomas Vollbrecht (shareholder/attorney at Fabyankse Westra Hart and Thomson law firm), and Pete Fascia (forensic accountant at Matson Driscoll & Damico),… [Read More…] about Partner, Adrian D’Arcy, Moderated a Panel at the Pearlman 2019 Conference

Shields | Mott L.L.P. Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Shields | Mott L.L.P. is pleased to announce that 4 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2020 Louisiana Super Lawyers list. Only 5% of attorneys in Louisiana receive this distinction. Shields | Mott L.L.P. is also pleased to announce that one of the firm’s attorneys has been selected to the 2020 Louisiana… [Read More…] about Shields | Mott L.L.P. Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Shields | Mott L.L.P. Attorneys Named as Best Lawyers in America

Shields | Mott L.L.P. is pleased to announce that 6 of the firm’s lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the… [Read More…] about Shields | Mott L.L.P. Attorneys Named as Best Lawyers in America

Shields Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications

On August 21, 2019, Sonny Shields, Managing Partner, and Elizabeth Gordon, Partner, presented a live webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications from a Contractor’s Perspective. This webinar is presented semi-annually by Shields Mott, and participants as far as Hawaii and Alaska have joined in the past. This year, participants came from coast (New York) to… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications

Insurance Coverage for Contractual Liabilities in Construction: What You Need to Cover Your Ass(ets)

Many contractors assume they purchased CGL coverage to protect themselves from potential risks of doing business, including some contractual promises and exposures related to bodily injury and property damages. “Exclusions” in CGL policies could result in a contractor being left responsible and paying for unexpected business risks, including those it may have assumed contractually. It is important that all “exclusions” in CGL policies, including the “contractual liability” exclusion discussed herein, be considered when drafting construction contracts and selecting insurance coverage. [Read More…]

Shields Mott Participates in the LSBA “Suit Up for the Future” Program

Shields Mott  was proud to again participate in the LSBA’s annual Suit Up for the Future Program. Each year the LSBA, in partnership with Just the Beginning, the Louisiana Bar Foundation and the Louisiana law schools, hosts the Suit Up for the Future program, a free three-week legal institute, during which students attend an abridged law… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Participates in the LSBA “Suit Up for the Future” Program

Partner Adrian D’Arcy Participated in Irish Government’s Launch of Program to be the US/European Legal Hub

Partner, Adrian D’Arcy, participates in Irish Government’s launch of its program to be the US/European Legal Hub   In March 2019, Adrian D’Arcy, along with other select Irish-born, American based, lawyers participated in the launch of a joint venture by the Irish Government and the Irish legal industry in Washington D.C. to make Irish Courts… [Read More…] about Partner Adrian D’Arcy Participated in Irish Government’s Launch of Program to be the US/European Legal Hub

Shields Mott in Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the United States

Shields | Mott was recently recognized by Construction Executive magazine as one of the Top 50 law firms in the country for Construction Law, and one of only a few New Orleans law offices ranked in the Top 50.  Law firms specializing in construction have the unique industry experience essential to guide their clients through… [Read More…] about Shields Mott in Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the United States