Criminal Law , White Collar Crime
For the last 40 years, Mr. Nathans has successfully represented individual white-collar clients, Maryland businesses, and non-white-collar clients in grand jury investigations, trials, appeals, and post-conviction matters in federal and Maryland state courts. He also litigates on behalf of lawyers in attorney grievance disciplinary proceedings. Mr. Nathans is a former Chief Assistant Federal Defender for Maryland and a former Trial Practice professor at the Catholic University School of Law.
Among other awards, Mr. Nathans was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America for 2008-2024. He was also recognized in Best Lawyers as the Lawyer of the Year for White Collar Criminal Defense (2021) and General Criminal Defense (2015).
At Nathans & Ripke LLP, our Baltimore criminal defense attorneys are litigators. We have built a reputation for helping many of our clients avoid criminal charges and for winning their cases at trial and in appellate courts. With nearly 100 years of combined trial experience, our attorneys have received numerous awards and honors, including U.S. News & World Report’s highest Tier I rating in Criminal Defense and inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America list for White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense.
We provide strategic defense planning and advocacy to clients in Baltimore and the Washington, D.C. area. Our lawyers are licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia, New York, Florida, New Jersey, and the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous federal district and circuit courts.