Richard E. King of GJTBS Honored with Drafting Louisiana's Chapter of DRI’s Construction Litigation Desk Reference

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Richard E. King of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith in New Orleans, LA, Honored with Drafting the Louisiana Chapter of DRI’s Construction Litigation Desk Reference

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC (“GJTBS”) is pleased to announce that Richard E. King, Director in the New Orleans, Louisiana office drafted the recently published Louisiana chapter of the DRI’s 2010 Construction Law Desk Reference. Rich has over a decade of experience in construction law, has lectured to numerous organizations and clients regarding construction law, and is a member of DRI’s Construction Law Committee.

The following is a brief description of DRI’s 2010 Construction Law Desk Reference:

This collection of state-by-state chapters focuses on the most important current issues in construction litigation. Topics addressed include: insurance (including "your work" exclusion, "occurrence" defined, and similar significant subtopics); causes of action (including contract, tort, strict liability, warranty, green building); construction/material man’s lien; surety/bond issues; defenses (including statutes of limitation and repose, contributory and comparative negligence, economic loss doctrine); arbitration/ ADR; measure and types of damages. The authors include dozens of experienced defense attorneys-members of the DRI Construction Law Committee. The efforts of the authors and editors have resulted in a unique Desk Reference for construction lawyers. The reader of this new publication will not only gain an up-to-date overview of the current law in his or her jurisdiction, but will be able to research the law of other jurisdictions.

This is a DRI publication and can be purchased at

For additional information on DRI’s Construction Law Desk Reference please click here.

Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr and Smith has provided exemplary legal service for over a generation to a host of local, national and international clients in dozens of industries. The gratitude of these clients for the quality of our representation and the insistence of these clients for “local” counsel, has fueled the firm’s continual expansion, now consisting of over ninety attorneys in nine cities located in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Missouri. GJTBS attorneys are experienced in the litigation of insurance, maritime, products liability, employers’ liability, workers compensation, general casualty, automobile liability, professional liability, construction, transportation, environmental law, energy industry, and corporate law matters.

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