Attorneys
Nathan  Read

Nathan A. Read

Member
Email:nread@mwlaw.com
Phone:(479) 464.5663
Locations: Rogers, Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, New Jersey

Nate Read has extensive experience representing employers in all matters of employment and labor law with a focus on employment counseling and employment litigation. He advises businesses and executives with respect to the drafting and enforcement of employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant and severance agreements. Nate represents individuals and companies in various contract disputes and business tort litigation, including intellectual property disputes and unfair competition claims. In non-adversarial situations, he counsels clients on matters such as obligations under the state and federal statutes to specific contractual duties. He also advises businesses and management in developing personnel policies, personnel procedures and employment handbooks.

Experience

  • Extensive experience in employment counseling and employment litigation 
  • Assists businesses in developing and implementing employment policies and procedure. 
  • Advises businesses and executives on matters of drafting and enforcement of employment, confidentiality, restrictive covenant and severance agreements 
  • Counsels clients on hiring, training, discipline, leave and termination issues, particularly in connection with employment discrimination statutes, the American Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act 
  • Counsels clients on compensation and wage and hour compliance issues, including the defense of class action and collective actions in state and federal court
  • Represents individuals and companies in various contract disputes and business tort litigation, including intellectual property disputes and unfair competition claims

Education

  • 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

  • The Best Lawyers in America©: Employment Law - Management (2021)
  • Premier Employment Lawyers: Exclusive Featured Attorney for Rogers, AR (2020)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star: (2016-2018)

Involvement

  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management
  • Member, Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association, Inc.
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Craighead County Bar Association
  • Chair, Mitchell Williams Diversity and Inclusion Council

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