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Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn

Construction

3 ranked lawyersBand 1LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Versatile practice that is recognized for its ability to advise on all stages of a development project and on major construction litigation disputes. Acts for a range of owners, contractors, insurers and sureties. Frequently called upon for its expertise in significant infrastructure development projects, including airports, hospitals and local highways.

Strengths

Interviewees highlight the "complex construction matters" undertaken by the team.

A source says: "The firm has folks I would call the deans of the practice in the state."

Notable practitioners

Bruce Shreves has vast experience handling construction disputes, including ADR proceedings.“Bruce is a great lawyer and one of the deans of the construction Bar in Louisiana.” “Bruce is fantastic.”

Denise Puente handles the transactional aspects of construction projects for both contractors and owners. She also has experience in litigation including public bid dispute cases.
"Denise is a role model and she is really well respected in the community."

Douglass Wynne regularly represents his clients in litigation, as well as advising them on construction and surety law.
“Doug is easy to work with, hard-working and very professional.”

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Louisiana

Construction


Bruce Shreves
Band 2
Denise Puente
Band 1
Douglass Wynne
Band 3