Nathanael J. Mitchell

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Nathanael Mitchell enjoys helping people solve problems.  His practice ranges from criminal defense to civil litigation.  He has worked in a variety of areas, including commercial litigation, employment, cyber security and privacy, bankruptcy, governmental liability, insurance defense, and white collar defense.  Nate is also a member of SCM's Snow Trial Services team.

During law school, Nate actively sought out practice opportunities.  He completed an externship with the Honorable Michele M. Christiansen at the Utah Court of Appeals.  He also participated in the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Criminal Clinic, where he was assigned to the Salt Lake District Attorney’s Office and prosecuted misdemeanors and assisted with research issues in felony cases under the supervision of an attorney.  Mr. Mitchell was also a member of the school’s National Moot Court team.
Following his graduation, Nate served as law clerk for the Honorable Robert J. Shelby for the United States District Court, District of Utah.

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Presentations & Publications

  • Speaker, Navigating the Legal Landscape: Recent Developments & Five Tips for Businesses, Lunch & Learn with The Buckner Company and Nexus IT Consultants, March 2016
  • Co-Author, Justice Sutherland Endures: Sutherland’s Legacy and the Affordable Care Act, Utah Bar J., vol. 26, pg. 38 (with Lindsay K. Nash and Bradley D. Masters)

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Utah Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Anderson American Inn of Court
  • Young Lawyers Division

Honors / Awards / Unique Recognition

  • Law School: University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2013
    Order of the Coif
    William H. Leary Scholar
    National Finalist, 63rd Annual Moot Court Competition (Best Brief)
    Articles Editor, Utah Law Review, 2012-13
    Quinney Fellowship, 2011-12


Outside of the office, Nate enjoys reading, climbing, biking, and playing complex board games with his family and friends.