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Andrew Vicknair and Adrian D’Arcy Recognized as Best Lawyers Again


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D’Arcy Vicknair is proud to announce that its founding partners, Andrew Vicknair and Adrian D’Arcy, were both recognized as “Best Lawyers” in the 2024 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!


Adrian D’Arcy is a Panelist at The Blueprint Conference


D’Arcy Vicknair is pleased to announce Adrian D’Arcy is a panelist at the upcoming second annual Blueprint Conference presented by Riess LeMieux.

The Blueprint Conference  serves to provide insight on critical issues in the construction industry including risk mitigation, project administration, contract negotiation, and more. The event also provides a unique opportunity to network and learn alongside industry professionals and executives.

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D’Arcy Vicknair Attorneys to Teach at Loyola Law School in the Fall of 2023


D’Arcy Vicknair is proud to announce that two of its attorneys, Adrian D’Arcy and Norman Mott, will again have the honor of teaching at Loyola College of Law this Fall. They are both excited to impart their expertise in their respective practices to the students of Loyola’s College of Law.

Adrian will be teaching a class in Construction and Surety law and Norman will be teaching Labor law.

Adrian D’Arcy to Speak at This Year’s Tulane Business Forum

D’Arcy Vicknair, LLC founding partner, Adrian D’Arcy is honored to have been invited to speak at the 44th Annual Tulane Business Forum on September 15, 2023 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (The Great Hall).

The Annual Tulane Business Forum is a half-day event and the largest general business conference of its kind, attracting 750+ business professionals and representing over 200 companies. The forum features both national and local speakers who address a variety of topics of general business interest. It also presents an excellent opportunity to network with a diverse group of industry leaders. This year’s theme is “Winning Strategies: Louisiana’s Next Generation Economy.”

Adrian’s panel will be part of the Forum Executive Committee, with panel specifics soon forthcoming.


Louisiana Chapter of the ABA FSLC Electronic Payment Bond Deskbook Authored by D’Arcy Vicknair LLC

In recent years, members and Past Chairs of the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee (FSLC) of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association had an idea for a putting together a guide to federal, state and U.S.-territory payment bond law. The committee moved forward with the idea and made it a reality this year. The Electronic Payment Bond Deskbook is a hyperlinked, searchable, PDF document which is to be freely shared and readily accessed by surety professionals.

Adrian D'Arcy attorney New OrleansD’Arcy Vicknair founding partner, Adrian D’Arcy, was honored to be tasked with authoring the Louisiana chapter of the Deskbook.

Adrian enthusiastically took on the task at hand and wrote the Louisiana chapter of the Deskbook, which had its reveal at last week’s FSLC Spring Meeting in Lake Tahoe.

To access the Electronic Payment Bond Deskbook, please click here.

Adrian D’Arcy Co-Panelist at ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Spring Conference

D’Arcy Vicknair founding partner, Adrian D’Arcy, speaking today at the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Spring Conference with fellow panelists Jessica Derenbecker, Sonny Ingram, Kathleen Maloney, and Jennifer Whritenour, about Conditional Payment Clause Defenses including pay-if-paid, pay-when-paid, and similar conditional payment clauses in modern construction contracts and whether such clauses can prove successful defense for the payment bond surety in each of the 50 states and Canada.

D’Arcy Vicknair Welcomes Cristine Farah to the Team


D’Arcy Vicknair is delighted to announce Cristine Farah has joined the firm as an associate. Already licensed to practice in New York and Quebec, Cristine will be taking the Louisiana bar this summer.  With her focus on complex civil litigation, we are excited to have Cristine join our growing team.

D’Arcy Vicknair Sponsors Associated Builders and Contractors Bayou Chapter Spring Golf Tournament



D’Arcy Vicknair was proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Associated Builders and Contractors, Bayou Chapter, Spring Golf Tournament. D’Arcy Vicknair’s own Andrew Vicknair and Ashley Robinson were on hand to serve up drinks and snacks to the golfers as they played through. A great time was had by all and D’Arcy Vicknair looks forward to the next ABC Bayou Chapter event!