News & Announcements

Shield Mott Attorneys Live Webinar on Bad Plans and Specifications

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

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 Loewke 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 camera, as… [Read More…] about 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-Hosts Irish Lunch During ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego

Shields | Mott L.L.P. co-hosted the annual Irish Lunch with Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. during the ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego. Shields Mott partner, Adrian D’Arcy, and Beacon principal, Dennis O’ Neill, welcomed guests to enjoy their shared Irish heritage at San Diego’s The Field Pub. This year, the mandatory CIE… [Read More…] about Shields Mott L.L.P. Co-Hosts Irish Lunch During ABA 2019 Fidelity & Surety Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego

Adrian D’Arcy Recognized in the Irish Legal 100

  Shields Mott congratulates partner, Adrian D’Arcy, on his recognition in the Irish Legal 100, an annual compilation of distinguished American lawyers of Irish descent. Honorees, including Mr. D’Arcy, were recognized in a special edition of the Irish Voice newspaper and at an October reception hosted in Washington, D.C. by Dan Mulhall, the Irish ambassador to the… [Read More…] about Adrian D’Arcy Recognized in the Irish Legal 100

Jessica R. Derenbecker Named Partner Shields Mott LLP

Shields | Mott  L.L.P. is proud to announce that Jessica R. Derenbecker has been named a Partner with the Firm.  Jessica’s primary practice areas include construction litigation, surety litigation, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, property litigation, public bid disputes, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, and construction and commercial arbitration. Jessica is a graduate… [Read More…] about Jessica R. Derenbecker Named Partner Shields Mott LLP

Shields Mott Attorneys Present at Southeast Construction Defect and Dispute Conference October 2018

  On October 12, 2018, partners Andrew Vicknair and Adrian D’Arcy presented at the 4th Annual  Southeast Construction Defect and  Dispute Conference at Loyola Law School in New Orleans. Mr. Vicknair gave an interesting lecture on emerging causes of action in Louisiana against architects, engineers, design professionals, and construction managers.  Mr. D’Arcy was part of… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Present at Southeast Construction Defect and Dispute Conference October 2018

Shields | Mott L.L.P. Welcomes New Associate Christopher D. Joseph, Jr.

Shields | Mott LLP is proud to announce Christopher D. Joseph, Jr. joined the Firm.  Chris’s primary practice areas include construction litigation, surety litigation, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, and property litigation. Chris completed his Political Science (B.S.) with Loyola University and earned his Juris Doctorate from the Loyola University College of Law.… [Read More…] about Shields | Mott L.L.P. Welcomes New Associate Christopher D. Joseph, Jr.

Shields Mott Attorneys Co-Present NBI Seminar on Social Media, Email and Text Evidence

Ms. Laura E. Avery, Shields | Mott LLP associate attorney, co-presented the NBI seminar “How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out).”  Laura presented “Establishing Authenticity & Satisfying the Best Evidence Rule: The Insurmountable Challenge” on October 5, 2018 and addressed the following topics:  Proactively ensuring the authenticity… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Attorneys Co-Present NBI Seminar on Social Media, Email and Text Evidence

Shields Mott Partners Teaching Fall Courses at Local Law Schools

Summer is over and it is “back to school” for law school students all over the country.  At Shields Mott, our partners are back at school too – teaching classes at local law schools. Managing Partner, Sonny Shields, is back teaching Historic Preservation Law at Tulane Law School, a class he has taught as an… [Read More…] about Shields Mott Partners Teaching Fall Courses at Local Law Schools