News & Announcements

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

Shields Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Understanding AIA Document A312 Bond Forms a Great Success!

On May 23, 2019, Andrew Vicknair, Partner, and Adrian D’Arcy, Partner, presented a national live webinar on understanding AIA document A312 bond forms. Many actors on a construction project, architects, owner representatives and their attorneys often do not understand how to properly terminate a contractor from a project and then allow the surety to perform… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Understanding AIA Document A312 Bond Forms a Great Success!

Shields Mott Attorneys Live Teleconference Seminar on Construction Defect Litigation a Great Success!

On March 28, 2019, Andrew Vicknair, partner, and Adrian D’Arcy, partner, presented a national live teleconference seminar on Construction Defect Litigation. The seminar provided participants an opportunity to walk through the profoundly complex and often emotionally-charged construction defect dispute – from defining a defect, determining liability, uncovering insurance nuances, and taking a case to trial.… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Live Teleconference Seminar on Construction Defect Litigation a Great Success!

Shields Mott Sponsored the LAGC Critical Issues Summit

The LAGC Critical Issues Summit took place February 21 – 22, 2019 in Baton Rouge. This business forum, sponsored by Shields | Mott L.L.P., is the only event annually that brings the entire construction community together.  Topics for the Forum included:​ Congressman Garrett Graves When Generations Connect Legal Seminar 2019 Political Cliff – Election Outlook Louisiana… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Sponsored the LAGC Critical Issues Summit

Shields Mott Attorneys Speak on E-Discovery During LAGC Quarterly Meeting

Adrian D’Arcy, partner, and Laura Avery, associate, were featured as part of the LAGC’s Headquarters Quarterly Report Meeting on February 20, 2019. Adrian and Laura spoke on the subject of e-discovery, or more specifically, on the issue of contractors’ maintenance of electronic records and e-discovery procedure given the new rules and practices that are emerging throughout… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Speak on E-Discovery During LAGC Quarterly Meeting

Adrian D’Arcy Appointed to Board of Directors of U.S. Green Building Council – Louisiana Chapter

Adrian D’Arcy, a partner with Shields Mott, has been appointed to serve as special counsel on the executive committee of the Board of Directors for the U.S. Green Building Council – Louisiana Chapter. USGBC Louisiana is committed to making Louisiana a greener, healthier place to live, work, and learn. Their mission is to transform the… [Read More…] about Adrian D’Arcy Appointed to Board of Directors of U.S. Green Building Council – Louisiana Chapter

Shield Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications a Great Success!

On January 24, 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 this year participants came from coast to coast (New York, California), everywhere in between (Wisconsin, Michigan, Oklahoma), even as far as… [Read More…] about Shield Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications a Great Success!

Shields Mott L.L.P. Co-Hosts After Party During ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego

Shields | Mott L.L.P. co-hosted the annual After Party with Beacon Consulting Group, Inc., Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn, Krebs Farley, PLLC, Nicholson Professional Consulting, and Lowke Brill Consulting Group  during the ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. A great time was had by all! Some of the moments were captured on… [Read More…] about Shields Mott L.L.P. Co-Hosts After Party During ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego