Biography

Nathan is a Director in the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire, office. His work focuses on complex commercial litigation matters in the construction, health care, insurance, and financial services industries. He frequently represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as before numerous state agencies and the Legislature. Nathan also advises clients in government investigations and provides cyber-security counseling.

Nathan frequently authors publications and provides presentations on a variety of legal topics in the construction industry, as well as developments in data security and breach notification laws, and the changing legal landscape for cannabis-related businesses.

In recognition of his notable work for clients, Nathan has been named multiple times to the “Under 40 Hot List” by Benchmark Litigation, which recognizes the "nation’s most notable up-and-coming litigation attorneys." This list is compiled through a process of both peer review and case examination.

Nathan is an active member of the community. He has served on multiple committees of the New Hampshire Bar Association. In November 2019, he was elected to a four-year term as an at-large councilor on the Concord City Council.  Previously, Nathan served on the Concord School Board (2015-2018).  He also coaches youth baseball and basketball.

During law school, Nathan interned for the United States Department of Justice and The Honorable Mary Ellen Coster Williams at the United States Court of Federal Claims. After graduation, Nathan practiced law in Washington, D.C., with the international law firm Reed Smith LLP, before returning home to New Hampshire.

Professional Activities

  • New Hampshire Bar Association - Legislative Committee, Member
  • New Hampshire Bar Association - New Lawyers Section, Member

Publications

  • "Health Reform Legislation Includes Significant Amendments to the False Claims Act," co-author, Federal Forecaster, Vol. VI, No. 2 (Spring 2010)
  • "The President Signs a Significant Amendment to the Federal False Claims Act," co-author, Financial Fraud Law Report (September 2009)
  • "Sweeping Changes to the Federal False Claims Act Are on the Horizon," co-author, Financial Fraud Law Report (May 2009)
  • "Changes to the Federal False Claims Act Are on the Horizon," co-author, Federal Forecaster, Vol. V, No. 2 (Spring 2009)
  • Comment, "Bringing Bloggers Into the Journalistic Privilege Fold," 55 Catholic Law Review 1059 (Summer 2006)

Firm Highlights

Publication

Bankruptcy Alert: Significant Implications of the New Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) (the “SBRA”) into law.  Lenders should be aware of the...

Publication

Maine WC Alert: Updated Version of Notice of Controversy (WCB-9) Must Be Used Effective February 1, 2020

Following the recent statutory changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board has updated the language in Box 22 of the Notice of Controversy. This new version should be used as...

Event

Ken Rubinstein to Present at Boston Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch

2019 AIA A133 CM at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price – Updates You Should Be Aware Of Ken Rubinstein will present an update on the provisions and implications of the new AIA form...

Event

Tony Manhart and Jason Howe Present Top Ten Construction Contract Tips for ABC of Maine

As part of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine Contractor Series, Preti Flaherty attorneys Tony Manhart and Jason Howe will present the Top Ten tips for AIA contracts. ABC is a national association with 72...

News

Preti Flaherty Attorney Benjamin S. Piper Promoted to Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that the firm’s partnership has named attorney Benjamin S. Piper as a partner. Ben is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation, and Media Law Practice Groups and works...

News

David B. Van Slyke Named Preti Flaherty Managing Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that, in a unanimous vote, the firm’s partnership has elected attorney David B. Van Slyke as its incoming Managing Partner. David is one of the preeminent environmental lawyers...

Publication

Maine WC Appellate Division Addresses Refusal of Suitable Work and Notice

The Maine Workers' Compensation Appellate Division recently addressed cases dealing with refusal of suitable work and notice. Both decisions rely heavily on the specific facts of each case. In the context of a refusal...

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Government Relations Liaison Andrew I. Roth-Wells to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Andrew I. Roth-Wells has joined the firm as a Government Relations Liaison. Andrew will help manage legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the firm’s Government Affairs Team...

Publication

Maine WC Alert: MAE Unit Publishes Guidance on Compliance with Recent Amendments

The Maine Workers’ Compensation Board’s Monitoring, Audit & Enforcement Unit has issued a document to provide guidance on complying with certain recent amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Act in P.L. 2019, c. 344 (LD...

Press Coverage

Bangor superintendent blocked BDN reporter on Twitter after critical news coverage

In an apparent violation of the First Amendment, Bangor schools superintendent Betsy Webb temporarily blocked a journalist on Twitter following a report that news of a student suicide was announced over the loudspeaker at...