Nathaniel P. Garrett

Nat Garrett briefs and argues complex appeals and dispositive motions, with primary focus on litigation in California federal and state court. He is a certified appellate specialist by the California State Bar and has handled appeals involving legal issues in numerous areas of the law, including constitutional, False Claims Act, business torts, consumer class actions, environmental, labor, and products liability.

Nat has briefed appeals in the United States Supreme Court and in numerous federal and state appellate courts, and has argued 11 appeals before the Ninth Circuit and California Court of Appeal. Recent engagements include: obtaining dismissal of a False Claims Act complaint against a medical device company; successfully representing appellee homebuilder in an appeal challenging the nondisclosure of mortgage practices; reversing a criminal conviction based on unreliable DNA evidence; successfully representing a developer in an appeal raising medical exposure and causation issues; and obtaining affirmance of summary judgment on behalf of a national security laboratory in a trade secret case. [1]