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From letter of intent to integration, Nathan is a corporate attorney assisting energy clients on every aspect of complex deals.

Clients in the energy sector – from wind farms to water utilities – rely on Nathan’s strategic guidance. As part of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions team, Nathan drafts, reviews and negotiates purchases and leases, nondisclosure agreements, supply agreements and consulting agreements, among other critical corporate contracts. Nathan assists with:

  • Asset purchases
  • Equity purchases
  • Dispositions
  • Joint ventures
  • Restructuring
  • Financing
  • Due diligence
  • Compliance

Nathan works closely with clients to overcome day-to-day hurdles and achieve long-term goals. He enjoys smoothing pathways for clients, knowing that a single deal can be optimized for compliance and better business growth in the years ahead. In addition to his legal solutions in the Energy & Natural Resources industry, he has also assisted national and international clients in the sectors of alcohol and beverage, aviation and manufacturing.




  • The Missouri Bar, Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2017


  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
    • cum laude
    • CALI Award: Constitutional Law
    • Phi Alpha Delta
    • Washington University Jurisprudence Review
  • B.A., Regent University
    • History
    • Pi Sigma Alpha
    • Koch Fellow


  • Missouri

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association

  • Served on legal team that advised American Airlines on complex transaction involving acquisition of 47 Boeing 787 aircraft and associated engines, and comprehensive long-term engine maintenance agreement.
  • Served on legal team that closed more than $1 billion in acquisitions of alcohol and nonalcohol beverage brands, distribution rights, wholesalers and craft brewers.
  • Served on legal team that advised and assisted TricorBraun Inc. – a designer and supplier of rigid packaging products and components with sales approaching $1 billion – during $100 million strategic acquisition.
  • Assisted bedding manufacturer with $1.4 billion acquisition in order to strategically expand product line into foam products.
  • Worked with aerospace client on acquisition of overseas coolant and engine tubing manufacturer.
  • Assisted manufacturer of synthetic geofabrics on strategic acquisitions.
  • Worked with components manufacturer on multiple international joint venture agreements and dispositions.
News Releases | April 09, 2018
Husch Blackwell Represents American Airlines in Massive Boeing Order

Husch Blackwell represented American Airlines in a transaction at the center of American’s strategy to revamp and simplify its existing fleet of long-haul aircraft.

Outside the Office

In his off hours, Nathan is a bass-playing dad.

Nathan stays busy with three young kids. He also plays a little piano, and both upright bass and bass guitar, most recently at a firmwide retreat entertaining for – and with – other attorneys. It was a memorable experience Nathan describes as nothing short of “fabulous.”

Community Leadership
  • Include Ozarks, Board Member, 2017-2018

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