MMK attorneys, Jenn Simmons and Renee Melchiode obtained a summary judgment in favor of their client dismissing a defamation case. The plaintiff was seeking $10,000,000 in damages in an employment related dispute involving the public health care system. The matter was pending in Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans.
Jerry Melchiode wins a mandamus action on a public works project compelling the State to pay the contractor for completed punch list items.
The entire team at Melchiode, Marks, King LLC would like to wish their friends and family a happy holiday!
Kevin Marks appointed to Louisiana Bar Association’s newly-formed Employment Law Advisory Committee By mmkadmin on 11/05/2015 Kevin and the other commissioners will develop the parameters of a new “Employment Law Specialty” to be implemented by Louisiana’s new Board of Legal Specialization. Among other duties, the Commission will draft and recommend practice area and specialty certificationRead More
Kevin Marks and Mississippi-based maritime attorney, Tommy Dulin, recently had their article “The Ethical Obligations of Counsel Representing Parties under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act” published in Loyola University Maritime Law Journal.
MMK’s Gerald Melchiode, Kevin Marks, Rich King, and James Reeves were named on “Top Lawyers” list to be published in the November 2015 issue of New Orleans Magazine.
Jerry Melchiode and Rich King to speak at LSU Law School’s Insurance Law Seminar on October 30, 2015
Managing Members, Jerry Melchiode and Rich King, to speak at LSU Law School’s Insurance Law Seminar on October 30, 2015. Jerry will be speaking on “Updates on CGL Coverage and Exclusions in Construction Claims” and Rich will be speaking on “Claims Against Insurance Agents”.
Rich King lectured for the second year at the CLM’s 2015 Claims College in Philadelphia By mmkadmin on 09/10/2015 Managing Member, Rich King, will be teaching at the CLM’s 2015 Claims College in the Schools of Professional Lines and Casualty Claims. The 2015 Claims College will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 9-12.
Melchiode Marks King LLC is pleased to announce that Gerald A. Melchiode has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.
Managing Member, Rich King, was featured in the “Best of the Best: Honoring the CLM Professionals of the Year Award Winners” article of the Summer 2015 edition of Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) Litigation Management Magazine. At this year’s CLM Annual Meeting, Mr. King was named the 2015 “Outside Counsel of the Year”.Read More
Managing Member Kevin Marks was joined by spinal surgeon Alexis Waguespack, MD on June 24, 2015 and spoke to a group of insurance claims professionals at The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. in Metairie, Louisiana.
Rich King named 2015 “Outside Counsel of the Year” By mmkadmin on 06/05/2015 Managing Member, Rich King, was named the 2015 “Outside Counsel of the Year” at this year’s Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s (CLM) Annual Meeting. Winners were selected by the CLM Advisory Board based on their commitment to the profession, leadership in theRead More
Professional Liability Conference – Ethics in a Wireless World; Speakers: Haralyn Isaac, Great American Insurance Group; Kim Noble, Argo Group US; Karen Smyth, Lipson, Neilson, Cole, Seltzer & Garin, P.C.; and Richard King, Melchiode Marks King LLC
The Louisiana Supreme Court in Danny Kelly v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company, 2014-CQ-1921 (May 5, 2015), was asked to answer two certified questions from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.