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Andrew Vicknair to Co-present Seminar for the New Orleans Bar Association: Killer Contract Provisions

On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, D’Arcy Vicknair founding partner, Andrew Vicknair will co-present a seminar for the New Orleans Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee: Killer Contract Provisions. Along with co-presenters Daniel Lund, III, Shailendra “Shay” Kulkarni and Roger Nelson, Andy will delve into the critical aspects of construction contracts, focusing on identifying and understanding the provisions that can make or break a project. Click on the picture below to register:

ABA FSLC Mid-Winter 2024 After Party a Great Success!

D’Arcy Vicknair, along with co-sponsors/co-hosts Krebs Farley, Loewke Brill Consulting Group, Inc., Nicholson Professional Consulting, Simon Peragine Smith & Redfearn, LLP, Beacon Consulting Group, Inc., Ernstrom & Dreste, LLP, Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, Bovis Kyle Burch & Medlin, LLC, Watt Tieder Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP, Dry Law, PLLC, Phelps Dunbar, LLP, Adams and Reese, LLP, Clyde & Co., Inc., and VERTEX put on a fantastic After Party for this year’s ABA FSLC 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!

Adrian D’Arcy and Ashley Robinson Speaking at Procrastinators Program

Ashley Robinson Construction law attorney LouisianaAdrian D’Arcy and Ashley Robinson are honored to be speaking at this year’s New Orleans Bar Association’s Procrastinators Program. Adrian and Ashley will discuss recent Louisiana cases in the field of construction and surety law and the possible import of these decisions to legal practitioners. They will be covering issues such as peremption on claims against sureties under Louisiana’s public works act, the current problems with prematurity of third party indemnity demands, claimants’ recovery under both statutory payment bonds and lien bonds, public bid law, and the expanding negligent professional undertaking claims cause of action.

Join them on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 20 for what should be an informative and entertaining hour of CLE.

For more information on the presentation and on the procrastinators program, click here.

Andrew Vicknair to Co-Present ABA Seminar: 5,280: A Measured Mile, Yes … But, Is It That Straightforward

D’Arcy Vicknair founding partner Andrew Vicknair will be co-presenting a seminar for the ABA Forum on Construction Law on Thursday, October 26, 2023, 12pmET via Zoom as part of the Toolbox Talk Series by D1 – Construction Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

Along with co-presenter, David Ponte of Ankura Consulting Group, Andy will discuss what is and what is not a “measured mile.” Andy will help guide all attendees on how to use the preferred scheduling methodology and ways to effectively counter incorrect applications.

There’s still time to register – click here, or on flyer below.

Adrian D’Arcy is a Panelist at The Second Annual Blueprint Conference


D’Arcy Vicknair founding partner, Adrian D’Arcy had the honor to again be a panelist at the second annual Blueprint Conference, presented by Riess LeMieux. Along with co-panelist Dan Lund of Phelps Dunbar, and moderated by Murphy Foster of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P, Adrian imparted his knowledge and expertise to a packed audience on construction cases and legislative update.




The Blueprint Conference serves to provide insight into critical issues in the construction industry including the art of negotiation, modern insurance products, delegated design, owner financing issues, due diligence on private projects, a deep dive on delay claims, and more. The event also provides a unique opportunity to network and learn alongside industry professionals and executives.


Ashley Robinson and Margaret Davis Attend Women in Construction Conference

We are delighted to have Ashley Robinson and Margaret Davis representing D’Arcy Vicknair at the 2023 Annual Women in Construction Conference, held in our nation’s capital, Washington D.C., Thursday, October 19, 2023. The Women in Construction Conference is the East Coast’s premiere forum for education, professional development and networking for women in the build industry. The organization empowers women to continue to grow and achieve success in the community with a “By Women, for Women” motto. Ashley and Margaret spent the morning volunteering with the Check-In Crew, helping check in close to 600 registrants.

D’Arcy Vicknair is proud to once again sponsor this wonderful organization.


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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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.


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.

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.

Click here to register.