A group of 12 attorneys from three separate firms have launched Riess LeMieux, a New Orleans-based law firm that specializes in construction law and complex commercial litigation.

The new firm, led by Michael R.C. Riess and Christopher LeMieux, will serve clients in dozens of practice areas, including the complex litigation of construction, commercial and business advising, bankruptcy litigation, commercial transactions, maritime advice and class action and multi-district litigation.

Additionally, Riess Lemieux said that Thomas Henican, Michael Lane and Jonathan Forester were named partners with the firm.