Nathan serves as Counsel in the Public Law Practice Group at McDonald Hopkins. His practice focuses primarily on matters related to the areas of public law, public finance and economic development. Before joining the firm, Nathan served as Judge with the Cleveland Municipal Court, having been appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. While serving, Nathan managed a full docket of criminal and civil legal proceedings.

Nathan is an experienced business attorney, having counseled clients on transactional legal matters related to corporate law and governance, real estate and development, entrepreneurial services, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He has advised business clients on matters related to entity formation, capital acquisition, product sales and succession planning. 

In addition to his legal experience, Nathan spent five years in business development with Destination Cleveland, where he was a member of their convention sales team. In this role, he used his legal and business knowledge to market Cleveland as a premier convention destination and to drive economic impact into the region. 

Nathan holds a Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve University. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame with a major in finance.  



Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management

University of Notre Dame

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Holy Name High School Advisory Board member

MidTown Cleveland, Inc. Board of Trustees, 2010-2015

Downtown Cleveland Alliance, City Advocates Program, 2013-2014

Mentor, College Now Greater Cleveland

Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2009

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