Nathan Nieman is a litigator. His litigation experience is broad and includes handling commercial litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, insurance, prescription medication products liability, workers' compensation, unfair trade practices, and employment discrimination cases in federal, state, and agency courts. Nathan also provides day-to-day advice to property management companies and concerning human resources matters for public education entities. His recent litigation experience includes representing, as both a lead and second chair attorney, public and private entities in commercial, personal injury and employment litigation from inception to trial or arbitration. He has also successfully represented, through briefing and oral argument, a local school district before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Nathan's diverse practice combined with his trial and appellate experience has enabled him to provide advice to clients based upon first-hand litigation experience and regarding a broad range of subjects. Nathan has been selected as a Southwest Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers® and is listed as a Future Star in Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation.
Nathan has also successfully provided pro bono services to New Mexico residents in landlord/tenant disputes and for a non-profit organization.
Nathan received his undergraduate degree from Seattle Pacific University. While attending college, Nathan worked as a snowboard instructor, and then a laborer and forklift operator for a regional concrete construction materials supply company in the Seattle area. Nathan then moved to Chicago, Illinois to attend DePaul University College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, and was a member of DePaul's Law Review. Additionally, while attending law school, Nathan worked as a teaching assistant for legal writing classes, a mentor for first year law students, and a research assistant to Professors Stephan Landsman and Martha Pagliari. Nathan's extended family has lived and worked in western New Mexico, which led him to Albuquerque following law school.
Nathan currently serves as Chair of Modrall Sperling's Employment Group.