Category Archives: Legal News

Three MMK Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2024, with Two Attorney’s Recognized as Rising Stars

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

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

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

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

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

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

MMK congratulates its attorneys recently named as “Elite Lawyers” by Inside New Orleans Magazine.

Melchiode Marks King congratulates its attorneys recently named as “Elite Lawyers” by Inside New Orleans Magazine in its August-September 2022 issue.  The magazine asked its readers for their “top picks in several categories from Admiralty & Maritime to Workers’ Compensation”.  Five of MMK’s practitioners were recognized, including Jenn Simmons (Insurance Law), Jerry Melchiode (Construction LawRead More

Jerry Melchiode and Kevin Marks recognized by Biz New Orleans Magazine

Jerry Melchiode and Kevin Marks recently appeared in Biz New Orleans, a magazine focused on the New Orleans business community, in its 2021 list of Best Lawyers. The list can be found in the magazine’s February 2021 issue. Jerry was recognized in the fields of “Construction Law” and “Litigation-Construction.” Kevin was named in “Admiralty andRead More

Six MMK Attorneys Named Super Lawyers 2021, with Two Attorneys Recognized as Rising Stars

MMK congratulates the following attorneys on being selected as Super Lawyers 2021: • Gerald A. Melchiode (Construction Litigation)• Kevin A. Marks (Employment Litigation)• Richard E. King (Construction Litigation)**• Jennifer L. Simmons (Insurance Coverage)• Scott R. Huete (Transportation & Maritime)***• Benjamin M. Pri-Tal (Construction Litigation)* *Also recognized as a 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Star.** 10th ConsecutiveRead More