Nathan A. White

Partner

Charlotte, North Carolina

Nathan A. White is a partner in Taylor English’s Commercial Litigation Department and the Construction/Environment/Real Estate Litigation Practice Group. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. White focuses his practice on complex business litigation through North and South Carolina.

Mr. White has tried over 50 jury cases to verdict, including jury trials in both North and South Carolina and has argued numerous cases on appeal. He has extensive experience in a wide range of litigation, including contract disputes, trade secrets and intellectual property disputes, FLSA and Wage & Hour act disputes, enforcement of post-employment obligations, commercial real estate disputes, including issues related to construction, easements, covenants, and commercial leases, landlord/tenant disputes, business partnership and LLC disputes, and debtor-creditor disputes, including representing creditors in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcy proceedings. 

He has defended corporate clients in wrongful death and other negligence actions and also defended high-net worth individuals in white collar federal prosecutions. Mr. White also has experience with financial services litigation, including regulatory, government, and internal investigations with an emphasis on anti-money laundering, anti-tying, USERRA, Sarbanes-Oxley, CCAR and Dodd Frank compliance.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. White served as Counsel at a boutique law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina and began his private practice career as an associate with a Charlotte-based Am Law 200 firm.

Mr. White started his legal career as an active-duty Air Force military attorney for 10 years.  After starting in private practice with Charlotte’s largest law firm, Nathan has continued his military service as a Reservist.  He is a Lieutenant Colonel & currently serves as the General Counsel for the 315th Airlift Wing in Charleston, South Carolina, a 2,200 airmen-strong unit tasked with providing worldwide strategic airlift in support of a variety of military missions. 

Mr. White maintains an active pro bono practice with an emphasis on assisting veterans with a variety of issues.

Recognitions

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2018 & 2019
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2017 – 2021
  • South Caroline Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019 – 2021

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Shareholder Governance & Liability
  • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Employment & Labor Litigation
  • Government & Internal Investigations
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Utilities & Regulated Industries
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Education

  • University of South Carolina, BA, cum laude, 2002
  • Mercer University, JD & Certificate in Advanced Legal Writing, Research, and Drafting, 2005
  • The George Washington University, LLM, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, with highest honors, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina

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