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Nathan D. Thomas


Phone: 801-534-7377
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FIRM:
 
Shareholder

Member, Board of Directors

Member, Executive Committee
 
PRACTICE FOCUS:
 
Litigation
 
Employment and Labor Law
 
Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights
 
International Law
 
EXPERTISE:

Has significant trial experience as a commercial litigator in several areas including creditor's rights, securities, real estate, competitive issues and antitrust.

Practices labor law focusing on counseling and representing public and private employers on labor and employment matters including, but not limited to collective bargaining, grievances, arbitration, labor litigation and related matters.
 
Provides clients with services geared toward the prudent and practical management of electronically-stored information in litigation.
 
Oversees preservation, review and production of electronically-stored information during the course of litigation including implementation of protocols tailored to a client’s particular document and data retention systems to assist in identifying the custodians and locations of discoverable electronically-stored information and the development of methods for collecting data in a defensible manner when litigation is reasonably likely to occur.
 
Involved in the firm’s International Practice Group, which is focused on advising clients on international mergers and acquisitions, investments, trade arrangements and international dispute resolution. He coordinates efforts in this practice area that focus on China.
 
CAREER:

Clerkship, Honorable Tena Campbell, United States District Court, District of Utah.

Litigation Associate, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, L.P., San Diego

Nate worked for two years in the People's Republic of China as a teacher and corporate trainer for Chinese employees of multinational companies in Shanghai.

EDUCATION:

University of San Diego, J.D., 2004; Editor in Chief, The San Diego International Law Journal

University of Exeter, England

Kenyon College, B.A., 1999

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Class of 2013, Salt Lake Chamber Leadership Utah

LANGUAGES:

Mandarin Chinese

French

PERSONAL:

Nate was born in Salt Lake City, Utah

has significant trial experience as a commercial litigator in several areas including creditor's rights, securities, real estate, competitive issues and antitrust.
Departments
Industry Awards

Super Lawyers,  Rising Star, 2011-2012

Utah Business magazine, Legal Elite, 2013-2015

Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2015

Bar Admittance

2004, California

2008, Utah