University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law J.D., 2004, summa cum laude,
Order of the Coif
Northwestern University B.A., 1994,
Political Science (with honors), Philosophy
Nathan M. Smith
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Nate is a trial lawyer with experience in complex commercial litigation that is broad and deep.
In September of 2013, Nate led a trial team in a three-week trial in Federal District Court that resulted in an eight million dollar unanimous jury verdict for Nate’s client.
In 2013, after nine years of practice, Nate received the peer-review rating “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, meaning that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
Nate’s diverse practice includes representing individuals and companies in a range of business disputes involving breach of contract, business torts, trade secrets and intellectual property litigation, class actions, employment litigation, product liability litigation and business bankruptcy litigation.
Nate has briefed, argued and either won or defeated motions in a broad range of lawsuits, such as a motion to dismiss a putative class action, motions for summary judgment in contract disputes, post-trial motions to overturn a verdict and motions on behalf of creditors in business bankruptcies.
Nate is a complex business litigator skilled at learning and mastering new and difficult subjects such as public company audits, aircraft finance, complex business valuations and aerial environmental photography.
Nate is admitted to practice in Arizona and California and practiced at large national and international law firms – Latham and Watkins LLP, Perkins Coie LLP and Snell and Wilmer LLP, before joining Brown, Neri, Smith & Khan LLP.
Nate graduated with highest honors and Order of the Coif after receiving a full-tuition merit scholarship to the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. He received his bachelor of arts with honors in political science from Northwestern University. Before law school, Nate was a member, coach and assistant director for the Northwestern Intercollegiate Debating Team, which won multiple National Debate Tournament Championships during his tenure.