News & Announcements

Lien Law Under The Public Works Act and Private Works Act – New Orleans Bar Association

On December 29, 2017, Mr. Adrian D’Arcy, Partner, Shields | Mott LLP presented “Lien Law Under The Public Works Act and Private Works Act” as part of the Procrastinator’s Program for the New Orleans Bar Association.  The program was attended by many busy Louisiana attorneys obtaining their continuing legal education credits before the end of… [Read More…] about Lien Law Under The Public Works Act and Private Works Act – New Orleans Bar Association

Shields | Mott L.L.P. Welcomes New Associate Laura E. Avery

Shields | Mott LLP is proud to announce Ms. Laura E. Avery joined the Firm.  Laura’s primary practice areas include construction litigation, surety litigation, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, property litigation, and labor and employment law.  Laura is admitted to practice law in all Louisiana State courts, the U.S. District Courts for the… [Read More…] about Shields | Mott L.L.P. Welcomes New Associate Laura E. Avery

Shields | Mott, LLP attorney Alana L. Riksheim is the winner of the 2017 American Bar Association/Forum on Construction Law Student Writing Competition.

Ms. Riksheim’s winning submission, When Prevailing Wages Do Not Prevail: The Davis-Bacon Act in the Context of Public-Private Partnerships after CityCenterDC, dissects Department of Labor guidance on federal wage rates’ application to public-private developments. The paper offers considerations for government entities and contractors to ensure compliance with federal construction labor laws – – particularly after… [Read More…] about Shields | Mott, LLP attorney Alana L. Riksheim is the winner of the 2017 American Bar Association/Forum on Construction Law Student Writing Competition.

Betsy Gordon next President of NAWIC NOLA Chapter

Betsy 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… [Read More…] about Betsy Gordon next President of NAWIC NOLA Chapter

Adrian 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… [Read More…] about Adrian D’Arcy appointed to ABA’s Construction Forum Committee (Div-10)

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 (*)