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John T. Andrishok
Danielle L. Borel

John T. Andrishok

Partner - Baton Rouge

John Andrishok is a Partner in Breazeale, Sachse and Wilson’s Baton Rouge offices where he has practiced since 2000. John’s principal practice area is construction law and construction litigation. John is an active member of Associated Builders and Contractors and Louisiana Associated General Contractors and has litigated construction matters throughout the Gulf South. He represents all aspects of the construction industry including public and private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals. His experience includes heavy highway, industrial, commercial and residential projects. He also devotes a substantial part of his practice to contract enforcement, claim development and lien issues. John has also been active on the legislative front having drafted numerous industry related bills. He recently served as Special Advisor to the Louisiana Law Institute’s Security Devices Committee which developed extensive revisions to the Private Works Act which were enacted into law after the 2019 legislative session. In the past, his practice has also included labor and employment, premises liability and oil and gas litigation.

John is recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Louisiana in the area of Construction since 2012; was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, since 2017 and is rated as AV® Preeminent by Martindale. John was also recently selected as a Charter Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

Education

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1997 (Semi-finalist, Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition, Member of Appellate Advocacy Board)

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1993

Admissions

Louisiana State Courts, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas and Northern District of Florida,1997

Professional Associations

Construction Lawyers Society of America (Fellow, Order of Optimus)

Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter

ABA Construction Forum

Special Advisor, Louisiana State Law Institute, Security Devices Committee

Louisiana Bar Association, Labor and Employment and Tort Sections

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Federal Court Bench Bar Liaison Committee

Honors and Awards

Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana in the area of Construction since 2012.

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, Since 2017

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Publications

  • Reservation of Rights? You Have the Right to Select Counsel” April 2019
  • An Overview of Arbitration of Construction Disputes, Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter News (June 2005)
  • Potential Ramifications of Late Payments to Sub-Contractors, Suppliers and Laborers, Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter (November 2003)
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