Nathan Abelman joined Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice group in 2018. Nathan’s practice includes complex commercial litigation in both trial and appellate courts, alternative dispute resolution, white-collar defense, SEC enforcement matters, and internal investigations.
During law school, Nathan served as the editor-in-chief of the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law. He also interned for the Executive Office of Administration and Finance of Massachusetts and for the Kraft Group. Before law school, Nathan was a sixth grade math teacher and Teach for America corps member.
- Represents private equity fund and management company in federal district and appellate courts in cases alleging breach of contract and fraudulent transfer.
- Represents university in arbitration with private company over issues related to research integrity and pharmaceutical licensing.
- Represents investment manager in SEC enforcement action.
- Represented electronic health record vendor in federal Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act investigation.
- Represents public real estate developer in dispute with government over environmental remediation.
- Conducted internal investigation on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturer into research integrity issues.
- Represented private equity firm in dispute over third-party subpoena.
- Cited, “Challenges of “Return to Work” in an Ongoing Pandemic,” The New England Journal of Medicine “Special Report” (June 18, 2020)
- Co-author, “Hong Kong Is Becoming A Top Int'l Arbitration Venue,” Law360 (April 11, 2019)
- JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2018
- BA (Political Science), magna cum laude, Northwestern University, 2013
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2018