Nathaniel P. Garrett

Nathaniel P. Garrett
Firm: Jones Day
Address: 555 California Street
26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 875-5731
Fax: (415) 875-5700
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Lawyer Profile:

Nat Garrett's practice focuses primarily on appellate litigation and motions practice in state and federal courts. He has handled appeals involving legal issues in numerous areas of the law, including bankruptcy, business torts, consumer class actions, constitutional, criminal, environmental, labor, and products liability.

Nat has briefed appeals in the United States Supreme Court and in numerous federal and state appellate courts and has argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and California Court of Appeal.

Nat serves as an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference and is a member of the Ninth Circuit's Criminal Justice Act Appeals Panel. He also is a member of the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court.

Current Employment Position(s):

Areas of Practice:
Issues & Appeals
Bar Admissions:
Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 2006
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: Duncan L. Matteson Sr. Award
Honors: Walter J. Cummings Award
Honors: Hilmer Oehlmann Jr. Legal Writing Prize
Honors: Olaus & Adolph Murie Award in Environmental Law
Law Review: Stanford Law Review

Yale University, 2000
Honors: cum laude
Honors: Distinction in the major of Political Science
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society

Published Works:
Ninth Circuit Curbs Enforceability of Forum Selection and Choice of Law Clauses Against California Consumers, 2009

Representative Cases:
First American convinces a Federal court to grant its motion to strike Plaintiffs’ jury trial demand (2009)
First American Title defeats class certification in ERISA stock drop case (2009)
Muslim prisoner succeeds in obtaining access to religiously acceptable meals (2010)
Past Employment Positions:
Judge Charles R. Breyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Law Clerk, 2007 - 2008

Judge Raymond C. Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Law Clerk, 2006 - 2007

West Practice Categories:
Bankruptcy Litigation, Class Actions, Complex Litigation, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Claims Court, Federal Trial Practice, International Trade Litigation, Litigation & Appeals, Military & Veterans Appeals, Multidistrict Litigation, Patent Litigation, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Tax Litigation, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, US Supreme Court

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