Associate
Matthew Baker is an associate in Watt Tieder’s McLean office. He concentrates his practice in construction, government contracts, and commercial litigation. Matt is an experienced litigator who has successfully resolved matters for his clients through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and trial.


Associate
Sarah Bloom is an associate at Watt Tieder’s McLean office. She focuses her practice on government contracts and construction litigation. She has represented the Government in bid protests and contract disputes before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.


Associate
Sara Bour is an associate attorney in the Chicago, Illinois office of Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP. Ms. Bour’s practice focuses on a range of complex litigation and transactional matters, with her core practice centering on commercial, construction, suretyship and insurance disputes.


Associate
Emily Brown is an associate in Watt Tieder’s McLean office. Emily concentrates her practice on construction and government contracts litigation. She joined the firm with an array of general commercial litigation experience and success advocating for client rights through dispute resolution and litigation.



Associate
Marguerite Lee DeVoll is an associate in Watt Tieder's Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency Practice. Marguerite’s practice focuses on business restructurings, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights, as well as complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the United States.


Associate
Joseph Figueroa is an associate in Watt Tieder’s McLean office. He concentrates his practice in construction, government contracts, suretyship law, and commercial litigation. Joe has successfully resolved a wide variety of litigation matters for his clients through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and trial.


Associate
John F. Finnegan III is an associate at Watt Tieder’s McLean, Virginia office, focusing his practice on construction and commercial litigation, government contracts, and suretyship law. John is an experienced litigator who has obtained successful outcomes for his clients through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, motion practice, and trial.


Associate
Ethan Foster concentrates his practice on government contracts and construction litigation. Prior to joining Watt Tieder, Ethan clerked for the Honorable Victor J. Wolski of the US Court of Federal Claims. Ethan’s clerkship gave him extensive familiarity with the litigation process that government contractors undergo in both judicial and administrative proceedings.



Associate
Nicole Gregory is an associate at Watt Tieder’s McLean office. Nicole concentrates her practice in construction litigation, suretyship, and government contracts. he joined Watt Tieder as a first-year associate after having clerked for the firm as a summer associate.


Associate
Noah Meissner an associate in Watt Tieder’s McLean office. He concentrates his practice in construction, government contracting, and commercial litigation. He joined Watt Tieder as a first-year associate after having clerked for the firm as a summer associate.


Associate
Thomas Minnis focuses focuses his practice on construction, government contracts, and suretyship law. He joined Watt Tieder after clerking for the firm as a summer associate. Tom graduated cum laude from George Mason University School of Law in 2019.


Associate
Brian Padove focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, and suretyship while representing a wide variety of clients including contactors, subcontractors, sureties, and owners. He is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin as well as multiple federal district courts.



Associate
Lauren Rankins is an associate in Watt Tieder's Chicago office. She focuses her practice on commercial, construction and suretyship litigation. Lauren representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, and sureties, providing a full range of transactional and litigation services to her clients.


Associate
Aniuska Rovaina focuses on commercial litigation, construction and suretyship. Aniuska represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, and sureties in both the public and private context. She provides a full range of transactional and litigation services to her clients.


Associate
Nathan P. Walter is an associate in Watt Tieder’s Irvine office specializing in civil matters ranging from commercial and construction litigation to intellectual property prosecution. Prior to joining Watt Tieder, Nathan practiced aviation and aerospace litigation, with a focus on emerging technologies such as drone aviation.


Associate
Dominick Weinkam focuses his practice in the areas of construction litigation, government contracts, and suretyship. Dominick represents contractors, owners, subcontractors, and sureties in all aspects of public and private developments projects. He joined Watt Tieder as a first-year associate.