Nate’s clients appreciate that he is accessible and responsive while working diligently with them to understand their business needs and objectives.
Nate focuses on developing strong, collaborative relationships with his clients. He counsels financial institutions on a variety of corporate and regulatory matters, including bank mergers and acquisitions, bank regulatory matters, and general corporate law. He also advises financial institutions, as well as other lenders and borrowers, in commercial lending and other financing transactions.
Financial institutions rely on Nate to execute complex whole bank mergers and acquisitions and bank branch transactions. He adeptly handles the stringent regulatory issues that govern these transactions. Based on his deep experience with such transactions, Nate co-leads the firm’s bank mergers and acquisitions group, consistently ranked among the top legal advisors in the U.S. for bank mergers and acquisitions and bank branch sales.
Nate has represented banking entities in 11 whole bank and branch transactions during the past 24 months
He has experience in preparing regulatory filings with the FDIC, OCC, FRB and various state banking authorities, including bank merger act applications, change in control applications, non-bank affiliate merger applications, conversion applications and branch formation and relocations applications
Nate has extensive experience in a range of secured and unsecured finance matters in a variety of industries, including acquisition financing, single and multi-lender credit facilities, term loan financing, and revolving credit facilities
Helping to support small businesses and local economies across the nation, Nate advised community bank holding companies on the issuance of more than $65 million in preferred securities to the Secretary of the Treasury under the Small Business Lending Fund.
He applied his knowledge of the regulation of prepaid payment products to help money service businesses in the prepaid card/stored value space evaluate state money transmitter licensing requirements and exemptions and obtain licenses.
Nate’s internship for a U.S. District Court judge, gave him perspectives on how judicial decisions made. He combines hands-on transactional experience with such insights to advise new lawyers via the firm’s Associate Development and Mentoring Committee.
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Professional & Civic Activities
Professional & Civic Activities
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Practices & Industries
- Missouri, 2011
- Kansas, 2011
University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., summa cum laude, 2010
- UMKC Law Review, Business Editor & Staff Writer
- The Urban Lawyer Law Journal, Staff Writer
University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, Economics, 2007