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. 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.
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.
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
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
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.
Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce our newest Associate of the firm, Imani Haynes. Imani just joined our team in August and has already been an outstanding addition. Her primary focus is Insurance Defense and General Liability. We look forward to seeing what the future holds for Imani.
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
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
Melchiode Marks King LLC is proud to announce that Jerry Melchiode and Kevin Marks have been listed in the 2023 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 oneRead More
MMK attorneys Jerry Melchiode and Ben Pri-Tal win an appeal in the First Circuit on the extent of liability of a surety on a subcontractor performance bond. On a public works project, the general contractor alleged a default but never terminated the subcontractor. The subcontractor completed the project, and the general contractor sued the subcontractorRead More