Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce that Matthew R. Fransen has been promoted to Special Counsel of the firm. Matthew is a New Orleans native who brings twenty-four years of trial experience as a litigator to MMK. Matt is married to his wife, Keflyn and they have twin sons, Will and Jackson. InRead More
MMK congratulates the following attorneys on being selected as Super Lawyers 2024:• Gerald A. Melchiode (Construction Litigation)• Kevin A. Marks (Employment Litigation)• Richard E. King (Construction Litigation)MMK congratulates the 2024 Super Lawyers Rising Stars:• Benjamin M. Pri-Tal (Construction Litigation)• Peter R. Graffeo (Construction Litigation) Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidateRead More
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!
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 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
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
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
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
Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce that Tiffany A. Mann Collins has been promoted to Member of the firm.
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
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
Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Lawson Nguyen. Lawson just joined our team in September and has already been an outstanding addition. His primary focus is employer and insurance defense in admiralty/maritime litigation. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Lawson at MMK.
MMK attorneys Jennifer Simmons, Jeffery Struckhoff and Dominic Ciaccio successfully prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment.
MMK attorneys Jennifer Simmons, Jeffery Struckhoff and Dominic Ciaccio successfully prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of their client, an apartment complex, regarding a slip and fall accident. In dismissing Plaintiff’s case, the Court ruled the conditions complained of were open and obvious and not unreasonably dangerous. The Court further ruled thatRead More
Rich King to teach Coverage II and the Mock Trial for the School of Casualty Claims at the 2022 CLM Claims College
Richard E. King to teach Coverage II and teach and moderate the Mock Trial for the School of Casualty Claims at the 2022 CLM Claims College, September 7-9, 2022. For more information on the 2022 CLM Claims College go to: Claims College (theclm.org).
On September 29, 2020, the New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation will host its annual “Stake Out for Justice” luncheon at the New Orleans Sheraton Hotel. Melchiode Marks King is proud to be a sponsor of this event. The NOPJF is a private organization which seeks to make New Orleans a safer place in whichRead More