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Nate Budde
Construction Lawyer
Chief Legal Officer | Levelset
About Nate Budde
Nate Budde is Chief Legal Officer at Levelset in New Orleans, LA. Along with being a husband and father, Nate is a licensed attorney in Louisiana and Texas. Nate began his legal career assisting with disputes in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and now helps contractors and suppliers get payment documents under control, facilitate smooth payments, and work out successful projects. Nate helps construction participants get paid faster through promoting visibility and collaboration. Nate has written for many publications, and is a member of CFMA's Publications Advisory Group. Nate earned a BA from Stanford University and JD from Tulane Law School, and has been honored as a Top General Counsel in the U.S., and was also recently named as part of the 2020 Leadership in Law class.More...
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Sep 22, 2020
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By: Nate Budde | Levelset
Construction Lawyer

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 has begun to impact the construction industry in many ways. While the full depth and breadth of the impacts are still unknown, it is clear that job delays or stoppages are widespread and will continue. Contractors, subcontractors, property owners, and suppliers must all take steps to prepare for coronavirus-related job delays in […]

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By: Nate Budde | Levelset
Construction Lawyer

Getting paid as a construction contractor is already hard without the coronavirus. Contractors face a major cash threat with the coronavirus outbreak and threatening recession. This article examines how current affairs around the coronavirus outbreak will impact your construction business, and what you’ll need to do to survive.

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By: Nate Budde | Levelset
Construction Lawyer

  Having confidence in Human Resource (“HR”) processes is important for any business, and this is especially true in construction where there is GC liability for wages all the way down the payment chain. The Human Resources department performs functions critical to supporting successful companies. These functions include hiring, on-boarding, training, compensation and benefits administration, […]

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By: Nate Budde | Levelset
Construction Lawyer

How to file a Mechanics Lien in California. Read this step-by-step guide that goes through all of the steps required to file a mechanics lien in the state of California.

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By: Nate Budde | Levelset
Construction Lawyer

Arizona has statutory lien waiver forms, but they are still complex. Making a mistake with the lien waiver “through date” can lead to lost lien rights.

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