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MMK ranked in 2024 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has announced their 2024 selection of “Best Law Firms” for the region of the country including New Orleans.  Melchiode Marks King LLC was again honored to be included in three practice areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law, Construction Law, and Construction Litigation.  The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings areRead More

Five MMK members recognized as “Top Lawyers” by New Orleans Magazine: Jerry Melchiode, Kevin Marks, Rich King, Jennifer Simmons and Ben Pri-Tal.

This year, five MMK members were recognized as Top Lawyers by New Orleans Magazine: Jerry Melchiode (Construction Law), Kevin Marks (Workers’ Compensation), Rich King (Insurance Law), Jennifer Simmons (Insurance Law) and Ben Pri-Tal (Construction Law). CONGRATULATIONS, ALL!

Jerry Melchiode and Kevin Marks named in 2024 Best Lawyers in America.

Melchiode Marks King LLC is pleased to announce that Jerry Melchiode and Kevin Marks have been listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  Jerry was recognized in the field of Construction Law and Litigation, while Kevin was recognized in Admiralty and Maritime Law.  Inclusion in Best Lawyers is regarded as one of the most credible measures of legal integrityRead More

MMK attorney Renee Melchiode recently opened The Exchange Pickleball + Bar

MMK attorney Renee Melchiode recently opened The Exchange Pickleball + Bar in the Lower Garden District in New Orleans.  She managed the project from property acquisition through zoning, permitting, design development and construction.  The project involves more than 25,000 square feet and features six air-conditioned indoor courts, one outdoor court, a restaurant and full-service bar. Read More

MMK’s Growth Prompts Move

MMK is pleased to announce that our continued growth has prompted a recent move of our New Orleans office space.  While we are still in the Entergy Building (639 Loyola, in the heart of New Orleans’ “CBD”), we have relocated from the twenty-fifth floor to the eighteenth.  Our new suite is spacious and provides ourRead More

Inside New Orleans Magazine and its Readers Select Four MMK Attorneys as “Elite Lawyers.”

In recent polling, Inside New Orleans Magazine‘s readers identified the city’s “Elite Lawyers” and four Melchiode Marks King attorneys were among those listed.  MMK wishes to thank Inside New Orleans Magazine and its thoughtful readership.  As always, we are most grateful to our clients, attorneys and staff.Click this link to read full article https://issuu.com/jblpublishing/docs/2108web/34 CongratulationsRead More

CityBusiness and its Readers Declare MMK a Best Litigation “Winner”

The votes are in from the “Reader Rankings” of CityBusiness, the business newspaper of metropolitan New Orleans, and MMK has been declared a “Winner”.  In recent polling, the esteemed readership of CityBusiness selected Melchiode Marks King LLC in the Legal Services category as “Best Litigation-Winner”.   We are grateful for the recognition and thank CityBusiness andRead More

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Peter-Raymond Graffeo.

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Peter-Raymond Graffeo. Peter joined our team in March and has already been an outstanding addition. His primary focus is Insurance Defense and General Liability. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Peter.

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Kyle Sepulveda.

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Kyle Sepulveda. Kyle joined our team in January and has already been an outstanding addition. His primary focus is Commercial and Construction Litigation. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Kyle.

MMK’s newest Associate Peter R. Graffeo, on the ABA Forum on Construction Law’s third annual Building Results Panel

Our newest Associate, Peter-Raymond Graffeo, will be on the ABA Forum on Construction Law’s third annual Building Results Panel for law students and new attorneys interested in construction law. The panel provides different perspectives and insight into construction law and what construction lawyers typically do, including discussing the numerous subject matters construction law entails.

MMK’s Kevin Marks and Kent Patterson Win Appeal Before the Louisiana Third Circuit

The Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a Lafayette workers’ compensation judge’s judgment in three consolidated claims involving a bus accident in Mexico.  The claims of Nora Dominguez, Josefa Leal and Trinidad Preciado vs. Riceland Crawfish concerned three Mexican nationals injured in a collision while traveling to the U.S. Consulate in Mexico toRead More

MMK Participates in Adopt-a Cop Program to Support NOPD Officers over Mardi Gras

Melchiode Marks King is proud to be one of the earliest members of LIFT (Lawyer Initiatives For Tomorrow), a coalition of New Orleans law firms organized early in the Covid-19 pandemic to address cultural and economic challenges in our community.  During the critical stages of the pandemic, LIFT raised over $150,000 to for the KreweRead More

MMK is proud to announce our recent promotion, effective January 1, 2023.

Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce that Tiffany A. Mann Collins has been promoted to Member of the firm.

Five MMK Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2023, with One Attorney Recognized as Rising Star

MMK congratulates the following attorneys on being selected as Super Lawyers 2023:• Gerald A. Melchiode (Construction Litigation)• Kevin A. Marks (Employment Litigation)• Richard E. King (Construction Litigation)• Jennifer L. Simmons (Insurance Coverage)• Jeffery Struckhoff (Construction Litigation)MMK congratulates the 2023 Super Lawyers Rising Star:• Benjamin M. Pri-Tal (Construction Litigation) Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research.Read More

Kevin Marks elected to Board of DOL-Joint Bar Association, Inc.

MMK is happy to announce that Kevin Marks had been elected to serve on the Board of The DOL–Joint Bar Association, Inc., a national not-for-profit membership organization for plaintiff and defense attorneys committed to improving the legal process in claims arising through the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”). The DOL-JBA’s objectives include providing unbiasedRead More

MMK ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

On November 3, 2022, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced their 2023 selection of “Best Law Firms” for the region of the country including New Orleans. Melchiode Marks King LLC was honored to be included in three practice areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law, Construction Law, and Construction Litigation.  The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “BestRead More