Nathan Morales is an experienced trial and appellate attorney in the Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP. In his career, Nathan has navigated a variety of complex business disputes on behalf of clients, focusing primarily on privacy and data security, class-action defense, and policyholder-side insurance litigation. In his appellate practice, Nathan successfully has briefed and argued in the Oregon Court of Appeals, Oregon Supreme Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a member of both Stoel’s global Privacy and Data Security practice and Litigation groups, Nathan also counsels and advises a wide range of clients on an array of privacy-related matters, including compliance with GDPR, CalCPA, and other federal and state regulatory regimes, assessment and management of third-party risk, and development of internal programs, policies, and procedures.
Because of his non-traditional pathway to law, Nathan is uniquely suited to understand and assist his client’s needs. As a former professional television and stage actor, Nathan fully understands the importance of an audience and tailoring a message to that audience—a skill he regularly uses in his trial practice. Before law school, Nathan also worked in the apparel and construction-design industries, including ownership and management of a successful apparel company with accounts in small boutiques and national retailers. Those experiences have provided Nathan with the ability to effortlessly strategize and employ a legal solution that also meets acknowledges clients’ business needs.
Moot Court: ABA Negotiations Regional - Fall 2019, 2020
Moot Court: ABA Negotiations National - Spring 2020, 2022
Moot Court: Negotiation Intensive - Fall 2021
Specialty Areas and Course Descriptions
Moot Court: Negotiation Intensive - Fall 2022