ABA F&S Mid-Winter 2023 After Party a Great Success!

D’Arcy Vicknair, along with co-sponsors/co-hosts Krebs Farley & Dry, Beacon Consulting Group, Inc., Ernstrom & Dreste, LLP, Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, Bovis, Kyle, Burch, & Medlin, LLC, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP, Loewke Brille Consulting Group, Inc., Nicholson Professional Consulting, Simon Peragine Smith & Redfearn, LLP put on a fantastic After Party for this year’s ABA F&S mid-winter meeting. A great time was had by all as everyone enjoyed good drinks, good food, good music, and good company. We’ll see you next year!

D’Arcy Vicknair Welcomes Anil Desa to the Team

Anil Desa Commercial Attorney New Orleans


D’Arcy Vicknair is happy to report its continued expansion as we welcome Anil Desa to the firm as an Of Counsel Associate. With an MS in Civil Engineering, an MBA from Tulane University, and a JD, summa cum laude, from Loyola University College of Law, Anil is an extraordinary addition to our team.

The Expansion of D’Arcy Vicknair

As our one year anniversary approaches, all of us at D’Arcy Vicknair are grateful to have had a successful first year, and we are excited for the future. In under a year, we have been blessed to see the firm grow. And as the firm grows, so must the office space. D’Arcy Vicknair is delighted to share some pictures of the literal expansion of the firm, as our contractors have broken down a wall to give us more office space.


More growth to come. Watch this space.

Adrian D’Arcy and Andrew Vicknair Recognized in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®


D'Arcy Vicknair foundersD’Arcy Vicknair is proud to announce that its founding partners, Andrew Vicknair and Adrian D’Arcy, were again recognized as “Best Lawyers” in the 2023 edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” Both have been recognized consistently over the years: Adrian since 2018 and Andy since 2019. The lawyers given the yearly distinction of “Best Lawyer” are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing, divided by geographic region and practice areas. Congratulations to both Andy and Adrian for well-deserved recognition!

Jordan Williams Joins the D’Arcy Vicknair Team


D’Arcy Vicknair is delighted to announce that Jordan Williams will be joining the firm as an associate!

As a recent Tulane Law School graduate, Jordan is familiar to most of the attorneys and staff at D’Arcy Vicknair, as he worked with them during his law school internship. At D’Arcy Vicknair, Jordan will focus on commercial civil litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of construction and suretyship.

As D’Arcy Vicknair continues to grow, we are excited to have Jordan join us on the journey!

Christopher Joseph Selected to the ABA’s Young Leadership Academy



D’Arcy Vicknair is delighted to announce that associate Christopher D. Joseph, Jr. has been selected to the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”) Leadership Academy. The YLD Leadership Academy is a two-year leadership training program that, among other things, provides its members with opportunities to serve on YLD boards and prepares young attorneys for leadership roles with the ABA. Congratulations to Chris for this great accomplishment!

Ashley Robinson Selected to Super Lawyers

Ashley Robinson lawyer LouisianaD’Arcy Vicknair is proud to announce that Ashley Robinson has been selected to 2022’s Super Lawyers! Ashley had previously been designated by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2014 through 2018, in the field of construction litigation and this is her first distinction as a Super Lawyer. Congratulations to Ashley on a well-deserved selection!

Adrian D’Arcy has been again selected to 2022’s Super Lawyers in the fields of Surety and Construction Litigation, and Andrew Vicknair has previously been selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of Construction Litigation. Congratulations to them both as well.

Peter Graffeo Joins the D’Arcy Vicknair Team



The attorneys at D’Arcy Vicknair are proud to welcome former colleague, Peter-Raymond Graffeo, to the team!

With a background in civil engineering, Peter-Raymond brings a unique approach to his practice of construction and surety law, commercial litigation, and business law. D’Arcy Vicknair is excited to have Peter-Raymond on board!


Norman Mott Joins D’Arcy Vicknair!


D’Arcy Vicknair, L.L.C. is delighted to announce that Norman Mott has joined the firm.

Norman is a labor and employment lawyer with over 40 years of experience.  After a highly successful career as a named partner in a New Orleans law firm and as an adjunct  professor teaching labor law at Loyola Law school, Norman has decided to join his former colleagues at D’Arcy Vicknair to head-up the firm’s labor and employment law practice.  The entire team at D’Arcy Vicknair welcomes Norman with open arms!!