Matt Viator

Senior Legal Associate at Levelset


New Orleans

About Matt Viator
Matt is a New Orleans based attorney, originally hailing from Lake Charles, Louisiana. He graduated from Tulane University Law School in 2017 after focusing his studies in Business. Before enrolling at Tulane, Matt attended Louisiana State University where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in 2013.
Recent articles by Matt Viator

Alabama Pay if Paid Clauses Are Enforceable – Even by Sureties

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Alabama pay if paid clauses are strong – the state has upheld them for all project types. Sureties can use these clauses to fend off bond claims, too. Read more

Joint Checks in California: Pay Attention to The Joint Check Agreement

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Joint checks in California are bound by the joint check agreement in place. A recent case came to an interesting result, doubling down on that point. Read more

Tennessee Residential Contractors Must Now Continue Education

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Tennessee contractors license renewal just gained one more step – continuing education requirements. Only some residential contractors must participate. Read more

New York Pay When Paid Clauses Have Their Limits

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New York pay when paid clauses, like many other states, will only serve as a timing mechanism. Still, payment can’t be unreasonably delayed. Read more

Removing Louisiana Mechanics Liens Just Became Much Easier

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Among the many changes under HB 203, removing Louisiana mechanics liens that are improperly affecting the property title became much easier. Most changes under HB 203 aren’t effective until January... Read more

Years of Experience

Since 2017

Expertise Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Business Law
  • Eligible to Practice Law
  • English