Nathan  Read

Nathan A. Read

Phone:(870) 336.9293
Locations: Jonesboro, Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, New Jersey

Nathan Read is a Counsel member of the Litigation Practice Group.   He is an experienced litigator practicing primarily in the areas of employment law, commercial litigation and professional and medical liability defense. Mr. Read represents clients in state and federal court, in arbitration and before state and federal agencies.   He also advises clients in non-adversarial situations, counseling on matters such as obligations under the state and federal statutes to specific contractual duties.  


  • Experience in employment counseling and employment litigation. 
  • Assists small and medium sized businesses in developing and implementing employment policies and procedures. 
  • Provides advice to businesses and executives with respect to the drafting and enforcement of employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant and severance agreements. 
  • Counsels clients on hiring, training, discipline and termination issues, particularly in connection with employment discrimination statues, the American Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act.  
  • Represents individuals and companies in various contract disputes and business tort litigation, including intellectual property disputes and unfair competition claims. 
  • In the medical malpractice area, he has assisted in the representation of hospitals, clinics, nurses, and physicians in a variety of professional liability claims. 


  • Temple University, Beasley School of Law J.D. (2008)
  • The George Washington University M.A. in International Affairs (2004)
  • Lyon College B.A. in Economics; B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude (2002)

Professional Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star - Business Litigation (2016)


  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Craighead County Bar Association
  • Member, Berks County Bar Association
  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management
  • Member, Defense Research Institute