Nathaniel Read is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who regularly appears before federal and state courts and international and U.S. arbitration forums. His practice focuses on complex business and financial disputes, with a particular emphasis on securities, commercial litigation, and real estate litigation. He has also handled a significant number of products liability, antitrust, and other class actions for telecommunications and consumer products companies, as well as other clients. Nate also has extensive experience in trademark, employment, and white collar criminal and enforcement matters.
Nate is recognized in Legal 500’s U.S. guide in its coverage for both commercial litigation and securities litigation. He was also named one of New York's Super Lawyers for Business Litigation in 2016 and 2017. He graduated magna cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and a Florence Allen Scholar. Before joining the firm, he practiced at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP in New York City. He is proficient in Spanish.
New York University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2001); Swarthmore College (B.A. 1995)
New York State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Activities and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association (Litigation and Criminal Justice Sections)
Member, New York City Bar Association (Federal Courts Committee and Litigation Committee)
Member, Federal Bar Council