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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • Louisiana State University Law Center
      J.D., D.C.L., cum laude, 2018
    • Georgetown University
      B.A., 2015
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Louisiana
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+

Margaret Viator practices in the area of litigation with a focus on commercial litigation. Her experience ranges from helping clients involved in disputes of breach of contract, breach of licensing agreements, tax issues and misappropriation of trade secrets.

While in law school, Margaret served as an extern to The Hon. Shelly Dick, Middle District of Louisiana. She gained legal insight as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Journal of Energy Law and Resources.

Practice Focus

Insights

Publications
  • "Willful or Wanton? District Court Sets Forth Standard on Sanctionable Attorney Conduct,” American Bar Association Section of Litigation Pre-Trial Practice & Discovery Committee, Practice Points, June 2019 (Author)
  • “Message in a Bottle: Illusive Remedies in the Parish Coastal Zone Lawsuits,” Journal of Energy Law and Resources, 6 LSU J. Energy L. Resources 237, 2017 (Author)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center
    J.D., D.C.L., cum laude, 2018
  • Georgetown University
    B.A., 2015

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • "Willful or Wanton? District Court Sets Forth Standard on Sanctionable Attorney Conduct,” American Bar Association Section of Litigation Pre-Trial Practice & Discovery Committee, Practice Points, June 2019 (Author)
  • “Message in a Bottle: Illusive Remedies in the Parish Coastal Zone Lawsuits,” Journal of Energy Law and Resources, 6 LSU J. Energy L. Resources 237, 2017 (Author)
    • Federal Bar Association, New Orleans Chapter
    • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • New Orleans Bar Association