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Nathan Archibald

Associate

222 South Main Street, Suite 2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Nathan advises consumer companies on their litigation and regulatory matters.

Drawing on his background in complex risk management, transactional, and regulatory issues, Nathan develops strategies to assist clients with consumer protection, advertising and labelling claims and brand management issues.

Consumer Company Protection: Nathan specializes in representing consumer facing companies in defending against false advertising, mislabeling, class actions and regulatory suits. He is a member of the Firm's Food, Beverage and Consumer Products Group and specializes in representing food, nutraceutical and cosmetics companies. His compliance work includes the full range of advertising claims and clearance, including labelling and warnings required by the FDA, FTC, USDA, Prop 65 and TSCA. He also represents local, national and international technology, e-commerce, automotive, sports and fashion companies in consumer litigation. In addition he represents and advises online retailers with ADA and W3C compliance issues. Nathan litigates, in both state and federal court, before administrative and regulatory agencies and in private arbitrations. Nathan is one of the lead editors of the firm's Ad Law Defense blog, and regularly writes and presents on the case law, legislative, and regulatory trends affecting consumer companies.

Guidance on Complex Employment Issues: Nathan advises and represents companies on complex employment issues including matters involving discrimination, wage & hour disputes – and in litigation enforcing employers' rights under trade secret and non-competition agreements.

Prior to becoming an associate at Holland & Hart, Nathan practiced as a lawyer in Australia working in both large firm and in-house environments. He currently represents Australian companies in relation to their U.S. based transactions and disputes, and represents U.S. companies operating in Australia.

Experience

Business/Commercial Litigation

Nathan provides services that cover the spectrum of business relationships including:

  • Contract creation and enforcement
  • Consumer protection
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Brand management
Advertising, Labeling, and Consumer Class Actions

Nathan helps industry leaders and corporate executives protect their businesses during expansion, advising on:

  • Advertising claim substantiation
  • Labeling strategy and compliance
  • Regulatory matters
  • Consumer class actions and private attorney suits

Education

Bar Admissions

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