Nathaniel (Nate) H. Nesbitt
Nate Nesbitt is a litigator based in Denver. He helps clients understand and manage risk, solve problems, and win in court.
Nate's practice focuses on complex civil litigation and government investigations. He represents individuals and institutional clients across a range of industries, including the energy, healthcare, automotive, pharmaceutical, financial services, and food industries.
His practice includes defending class actions for leading automotive manufacturers, counseling pharmaceutical and healthcare companies on product liability and fraud issues, and helping organizations in various industries navigate both internal and government investigations. Nate also represents individuals in civil matters, including civil and human rights cases and post-conviction appeals.
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Nate clerked for the Honorable John R. Tunheim of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. In law school, Nate was an articles editor of the Minnesota Law Review and a legal writing instructor. Prior to law school, Nate managed a ski shop in Breckenridge, Colorado, and worked as a paralegal on sovereign debt litigation.
Successfully briefed and argued appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit involving claims under the Indian Self Determination Act (ISDA).
Successfully briefed and argued summary judgment opposition in a federal race discrimination case.
Successfully briefed post-conviction appeal of a jury verdict rendered pursuant to an unconstitutional jury instruction.
Assisted national product liability counsel for a major pharmaceutical company in successfully defending various claims related to a voluntary market withdrawal.
Assisted national product liability counsel to one of the largest providers of allografts in the country.
Represented natural gas exploration and production company in one of the nation's first hydraulic fracturing cases.
Represent victims of trafficking and forced labor in civil actions under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.
Counseled a federally recognized Indian tribe on ISDA funding issues.