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Recent Articles / Publications

Adams and Reese Memphis office partner, President of the Tennessee Bar Association and past Treasurer of the American Bar Association (ABA) Lucian T. Pera has co-authored, “Lawyers’ Obligations to Provide Data Security Arising from the Ethics Rules,” in the just-published second edition of the ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms and Business Professionals.
In his fourth article as President of the Tennessee Bar Association, Adams and Reese Memphis office partner Lucian Pera stresses the importance of lending a hand in volunteering as a legal professional in his "President's Perspective: Give Help".
Partner Jack Pringle with the Columbia, S.C., office of Adams and Reese authored "Learning the Lessons of John Henry," which discusses the importance for attorneys embracing automation, for the July/August/September 2017 edition of The Newsletter of the Richland County Bar Association.

Recent Newsletters / Alerts

The lack of flood insurance policies in the areas affected by the floods in Louisiana in August 2016 and those in the Houston area in 2017 has spurred much discussion about National Flood Insurance Program requirements for homeowners. With the NFIP set to expire this December, a case recently filed in Houston could add an interesting element to the debate in Congress over whether and how to address the program’s financial challenges.
Early this morning, the Trump administration approved a federal waiver of the Jones Act for 10 days. The waiver covers products to be shipped from U.S. coastwise points to Puerto Rico. There is already discussion that the waiver will be extended by the administration for more than 10 days, and the action has given a platform to traditional anti-Jones Act voices, like Sen. John McCain, to now call for a full repeal of the Jones Act.
The AIA-A201 requires that contractors take reasonable precautions to prevent damage, injury, or loss to work, materials and equipment. It also requires contractors to comply with laws and ordinances concerning safety. When hurricanes threaten, equipment must be secured and materials should be removed from the project site whenever possible. The costs of demobilization and remobilizing can be significant. Moreover, progress along the critical path may cease temporarily.

Recent Seminars / Presentations

Adams and Reese attorneys, C. Byron Berry and Lee C. Reid have been selected by New Orleans CityBusiness as members of this year’s “Power Generation,” a group of the most exceptional community and civic leaders under the age of 40 from the Greater New Orleans area. Berry and Reid will be honored by New Orleans CityBusiness at a luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel in New Orleans on Friday, March 12, 2004.
3/12/2004 12:00:00 AM
Adams and Reese hosted two Glory of Baroque Dresden preview events on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at the Mississippi Arts Pavilion.  A preview luncheon was held for Mississippi University College and Community College Presidents and that evening the firm also hosted a preview reception for Mississippi School Superintendents.
2/24/2004 12:00:00 AM

Recent Events

“United States Longshoremen & Harbor Workers Compensation Act” Seminar at IRMI (International Risk Management Institute) Construction Risk Conference, held in Washington DC, November 1984. Presenter: Adams and Reese attorney Mark Spansel.