News & Publications

Alec W. Szczechowski Joins the D’Arcy Vicknair Team

D’Arcy Vicknair is happy to announce the hiring of new associate attorney, Alec W. Szczechowski. Prior to joining the firm, Alec focused on employment discrimination law and intellectual property law, and is a nationally registered patent attorney. With his background in engineering and his litigation experience, Alec is yet another great addition to our team.

Andrew Vicknair to Present Seminar at the LSBA’s Construction Law From the Ground Up Program

D’Arcy Vicknair founding partner, Andrew Vicknair, will be presenting a seminar, “Construction Licensing” at the upcoming Louisiana State Bar Association’s Construction Law From the Ground Up Program on March 22, 2023.

This program will take attendees through all phases of Louisiana construction law. The program will be presented by an excellent collection of seasoned construction attorneys representing owners, developers, public entities, general contractors, insurers and sureties in all aspects of construction from the initial needs and negotiation through enforcement of rights in the event of disputes.

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D’Arcy Vicknair Attorneys, Andrew Vicknair, Ashley Robinson and Peter-Raymond Graffeo, to Present AIA Contract Document Workshop for HalfMoon Education, Inc.


On February 7, 2023, D’Arcy Vicknair’s own Andrew Vicknair, Ashley Robinson and Peter-Raymond Graffeo will be presenting a Webinar for HalfMoon Education, Inc.: AIA Contract Document Workshop.

The Workshop will cover Construction Contract Fundamentals, the Primary AIA Contract Documents, AIA A201: General Conditions, and Supplemental or Alternate AIA Contract Documents.

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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 Lawyers Designated as 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Star

D’Arcy Vicknair is proud to announce that Adrian D’Arcy, Andrew Vicknair, and Ashley Robinson have all been designated as 2023 Super Lawyers, and Peter Graffeo has been designated as a 2023 Rising Star!

Adrian D’Arcy has been again selected to 2023’s Super Lawyers in the fields of Surety and Construction Litigation, Andrew Vicknair has been selected to 2023’s Super Lawyers in the field of Construction Litigation and Intellectual property, Ashley Robinson has been selected to 2023’s Super Lawyers in the fields of Construction Litigation and Land Use & Zoning, and Peter Graffeo has been selected to 2023’s Rising Stars in the fields of  Construction Litigation and Surety.


Congratulations to them all!

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.

D’Arcy Vicknair Designated as Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers®


D’Arcy Vicknair is delighted to announce its designation by BestLawyers® as a Best Law Firm in Construction Law – Tier 1 – New Orleans for 2023!

The designation of “Best Law Firm” is based on a combination of client feedback, information provided on the Law Firm Survey, the Law Firm Leaders Survey, and Best Lawyers peer review. As we approach our one-year anniversary, all of us at D’Arcy Vicknair are grateful for the support of both our clients and our peers to help achieve this great award.