Nathaniel P.Garrett (Nat)


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Nat Garrett is a certified appellate specialist by the California State Bar and a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He has been recognized as a "Rising Star" for appellate litigation and one of the "Top 40 Under 40" attorneys in California by leading legal publications. Nat has argued appeals before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the California Court of Appeal and also regularly embeds with trial teams to write dispositive motions, formulate trial strategy, prepare jury instructions, preserve trial errors for appeal, and handle post-trial proceedings.

Nat has handled appeals involving legal issues in numerous areas of the law, including constitutional, False Claims Act (FCA), business torts, consumer class actions, environmental, labor, and products liability. Recent engagements include: obtaining dismissal of a False Claims Act complaint against a medical device company; obtaining affirmance of dismissal of federal securities law claims based on the sale of a LLC; successfully representing a homebuilder in an appeal challenging the nondisclosure of its mortgage practices; successfully representing a developer in an appeal raising medical exposure and causation issues; and obtaining affirmance of summary judgment on behalf of a national security laboratory in a trade secret case.

Nat was a member of the California State Bar's Committee on Appellate Courts from 2014 to 2017 and an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference from 2011 to 2014.


  • Experian secures appellate victory in Fair Credit Reporting Act appealJones Day assisted Experian Information Services, Inc. ("Experian") in securing an appellate victory from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in an action alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Colorado Consumer Credit Reporting Act (CCCRA).
  • First American convinces a Federal court to grant its motion to strike Plaintiffs' jury trial demandJones Day convinces a Federal court to grant First American Corporation's motion to strike Plaintiffs' jury trial demand.
  • Additional Publications

    • January 30, 2012
      To Transfer or Not To Transfer: An MDL Overview, Law 360 Product Liability Reporter
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