Jacob E. Roussel

Jacob E. Roussel: Attorney with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.


Jacob Roussel is an associate practicing in the Baton Rouge office in the areas of Construction and Labor & Employment. After receiving his undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Jake received a dual degree from Paul M. Hebert School of Law, mastering both the Civil and the Common Law Systems. Jake's practice includes all aspects of construction related matters involving the representation of general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, architects, engineers and owners. Jake also regularly represents employers in a broad variety of labor and employment matters.


Extern to the Louisiana Court of Appeal First Circuit Honorable Jewel Duke Welch


•“Bidding Requirements: Do They Exceed or Conflict with the Public Bid Law? ” Jacob Roussel, November 2018
•“Court Rules That Supplier Notices of Non-Payment Are Not Required ” September 2018
•“What If It's Impossible to Comply with the Bid Requirements? ” July 2018
•“Court of Appeal Holds that Claims of a Public Entity are Secondary to a Contractor's Right to Prompt Payment ” May 2018
•“Recent Cases Have Reduced Defenses to Payment Bond Claims ” March 2018
•“A Year After Substantial Completion, and Still Timely Recording Liens ” March 2017
•“Recording of Claims on Public Projects- How 2016 Cases Modified Our Understanding Regarding Their Timeliness and Necessity ” January 2017
•“Statutory vs. Conventional Bonds: What’s the Difference? ” October 2016
•“Claims Against Design Professionals: Is It Too Late? ” March 2016
•“Payment: “If” vs. “When” ” September 2015
•“Does the Public Bid Law Only Contain the Minimum Requirements for Bidding? ” June 2015
•“ABC Weighs-In on No Damage for Delay Provisions on Public Projects ” Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Pelican Chapter, Merit Shop Message, June 2015
•“Imminent OSHA Changes ” October 2014
•“Compelling Contract Payments from a Public Entity: What Happens When It Spends Your Money Elsewhere? ” April 2014
•“Use It or Lose It ” September 2013
•“Time to Make a Move: New Law Allows for LLCs to Change their State of Organization ” December 2012

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Labor & Employment
  • Construction

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
225.381.3172  Phone
225.387.5397  Fax
Mailing Address:
PO Box 3197, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, Construction Management, magna cum laude, 2008
Law School Attended:
Paul M. Hebert School of Law, Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L., cum laude, 2012
Year of First Admission:
2012, Louisiana

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