Matt Baker is a partner in Watt Tieder’s McLean, Virginia office concentrating his practice in the areas of surety, construction, and government contracts. Matt has assisted clients with disputes arising from a wide range of vertical and horizontal construction projects including transit and light rail, highway and utility projects, marine construction, airports, buildings, embassies, and schools. Matt has further represented clients in connection with a variety of matters including payment disputes, changes clause claims, design defects, delay claims, False Claims Act (“FCA”) litigation, and indemnity claims.
Building on his experience helping clients navigate litigation, Matt also advises clients on the drafting / negotiation of contracts, risk management, handling claims, and investigating accidents / occurrences.
Matt is also a frequent speaker, panelist, and author on topics involving the intersection of the law and the construction and surety industries.
Virginia State Bar