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Nathaniel R. Wolf practices in the areas of securities arbitration, commercial litigation, employment law and immigration. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association of Immigration Attorneys, the State Bar of Michigan and the Grand Rapids Bar Association. Nate received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration/Pre-Law from Michigan State University in 1994. He received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School, cum laude in 1997, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was a member of the Moot Court National Team. Before entering private practice, Nate served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In addition to practicing law, Nate teaches Immigration law as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids. He has also taught employment law and business law at Davenport University. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on various legal topics, including employment law, business law, privacy rights and immigration. Nate has also written several articles on various employment and commercial law issues. Nate is active in the community and serves on various charitable boards including Junior Achievement of West Michigan, Van Andel Institute, The Grand Rapids Area Catholic Elementary Athletic Council, Justice for Our Neighbors, the Wayne State University Board of Visitors and the Michigan Advisory Committee for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation
Securities Arbitration
Immigration and Naturalization
Law Labor and Employment Law

Education

Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, Michigan, 1997
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Order of the Coif

Michigan State University
1994 Bachelor of Arts Major
Business Administration/Pre-Law

Past Employment Positions

Chief Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Law Clerk, 1997 - 1999

HONORS AND AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence for Distinguished Leadership in Legal Services

Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence

Listed in Best Lawyers of America

Published Work

Nathaniel R. Wolf wrote a chapter for the publication Inside the Minds in 2010. The book provides readers with business intelligence from C-Level executives and lawyers (chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world’s most respected companies and firms nationwide. Mr. Wolf’s chapter is entitled “Strategic Client Response to Worksite Investigations.” The chapter provides an authoritative, insider’s perspective on the reasons and laws behind the government’s focus on workplace investigations and how to best prepare clients. To review Mr. Wolf’s chapter, please click on the attached link (205 KB PDF).

PRACTICE CHAIR

Immigration

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Immigration Lawyers Association Member

State Bar of Michigan Member

Grand Rapids Bar Association Member

Federalist Society of Grand Rapids President, 2010-2013

Grand Rapids Area Catholic Elementary Athletic Council Executive Board Member and President, 1999-present

St. Thomas the Apostle School, Education Commission President, 2007-2009 Member, 1999-2009

Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes Board of Directors, 2009-2013

Van Andel Institute J-Board Member, 2000-present

Justice for Our Neighbors West Michigan Vice President of Board, 2011-present

Vice-President Wayne State University Law School Board of Visitors, 2010-present

The Thomas M. Cooley Law School Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law and Procedure

Michigan Advisory Committee for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

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