Nathan Sramek helps his clients navigate litigation stemming from commercial disputes, products liability and personal injuries. Nathan’s clients range from small local businesses to established regional retailers and financial institutions. Currently, Nathan dedicates a significant portion of his practice to defending retailers and property owners against premises liability claims. Nathan recognizes that every dispute is as unique as the parties involved, and he approaches each with the perspective he has gained working on litigation in state and federal trial and appeals courts.
Before joining Schwabe, Nathan served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Rex Armstrong at the Oregon Court of Appeals, where he helped draft judicial opinions in civil, administrative and criminal cases. While in law school, Nathan worked as a Certified Law Clerk at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon, where he regularly appeared in federal court on behalf of the United States and gained trial experience prosecuting misdemeanor offenses. Nathan also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and a law clerk at the Trial Division of the Oregon Department of Justice.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the Pacific Northwest’s top law firms, representing individuals and leading companies doing business in the region, across the U.S., and around the globe in a wide range of business and litigation matters. The firm has more than 170 attorneys in Portland, Bend, and Salem, Oregon, and Seattle and Vancouver, Washington. Schwabe attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of the Pacific Northwest’s leading companies, from Fortune 500 industry leaders, to emerging and privately held businesses. The firm is regularly named as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon” by Oregon Business magazine, and as one of “Washington’s Best Workplaces” by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Positive employment relations are essential to the overall health of any business. Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt helps employers develop and maintain constructive relationships with their employees. Federal and state laws governing employee relations have increased both in numbers and complexity in recent years, especially in the areas of retaliation, sex and age discrimination, wrongful termination, workplace safety, job security, immigration, business acquisitions, and management/union relations. The firm provides comprehensive employment relations representation to all types of financial, manufacturing, retail, and service businesses.