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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Denver, 2006, Denver University Law Review, General Editor
    • B.S., Cornell University, 2002, Applied & Engineering Physics
  • Court Admissions
    • Supreme Court of Arizona, 2006
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2006
    • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2006

Nathan Kunz defends his clients and pursues their claims across a broad spectrum of matters in State and Federal courts. As a commercial litigator, Nathan has extensive experience with breach of contract disputes, including vendor disputes and guaranty defense. He equally represents clients in trademark infringement, intra-business fiduciary, defamation, multi-level marketing and commercial landlord-tenant disputes. Nathan’s significant litigation and trial experience enables him to counsel his clients about the merits, risks, and cost-benefit analysis of litigation. Above all, Nathan works to understand his clients’ objectives and to devise the best strategy for them.

Nathan’s notable experience includes:

  • Complex breach of contract litigation involving multiple parties and the law of several jurisdictions, including foreign jurisdictions.
  • Trademark and patent infringement litigation.

  • Defending commercial guarantors against lenders, including pursuing their affirmative defenses and counterclaims.

  • FINRA arbitration, representing members against customer claims. 

  • Resolving acrimonious intra-company disputes between members of limited liability companies and between business partners in addition to those among investors, directors, and officers.

  • Defamation litigation, including cases involving anonymous online posts.

  • Won a highly favorable jury defense verdict for a Fortune 500 client after a three-week trial on claims for breach of contract and breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
  • Won summary judgment and appeal to defeat legal malpractice and fraud claims against a large, national law firm for which plaintiffs sought more than $5 million in damages. 

  •  Achieved a highly favorable settlement through aggressive motion practice and discovery in multimillion dollar limited-liability company member dispute. 

  •  Defended a client against suit for trademark infringement resulting in a favorable settlement for the client. 

  •  Secured dismissal with prejudice for client sued for allegedly violating securities laws. 

  •  Obtained a highly favorable settlement for client in its suit for patent infringement.

Publications & Presentations
Arbitration Provisions – Where are We After Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter?
Association of Corporate Counsel Arizona Chapter CLE Presentation
CLE Co-presented by Charlie Berry and Nate Kunz
December 17, 2013
Publications & Presentations
Twombly in the Patent Infringement Context: An Update
Published at American Bar Association Section of Business Law Conference
April 2008
Publications & Presentations
Global Impact on Arizona Soil: Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Arizona
Arizona Attorney
February 2007
Publications & Presentations
Colorado Supreme Court Statistical Survey