Lindsay Nathan Joins Venable's Political Law Practice in New York

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New York, NY (August 5, 2019) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Lindsay M. Nathan has joined the firm as counsel in the Political Law Practice in the New York office. Ms. Nathan provides strategic advice, guidance, and oversight to political groups and nonprofit organizations on all aspects of federal, state, and local political law.

Ms. Nathan has broad experience in campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, and government ethics and gift rules. Prior to joining Venable, Ms. Nathan was the senior corporate counsel for the nation's largest gun violence prevention organization, Everytown for Gun Safety, where she advised its board of directors, officers, and staff on federal and state lobbying and campaign finance laws; state charitable solicitation laws; state laws regarding corporate and charitable governance; tax laws applicable to affiliated Section 501(c)(4), 501(c)(3), and 527 organizations; as well as a number of other nonprofit issues. In addition, she has direct experience working in the public sector.

Ms. Nathan has also held senior positions in the office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. During her tenure, she provided legal and policy advice to the governor's staff, helped overhaul and streamline the gubernatorial appointment process, oversaw agency implementation of the governor's initiatives, and oversaw statewide litigation strategy and progress.

Lawrence H. Norton, co-chair of the Political Law Practice, said, "We have had the pleasure of working first-hand with Lindsay while she was our client at Everytown for Gun Safety and can attest to her stellar experience and reputation in the industry. Her background at both a national nonprofit and a major political office will be invaluable to our clients."

Ronald M. Jacobs, co-chair of the Political Law Practice, said, "Lindsay's in-house experience will help us to continue to provide practical, and actionable advice to our clients. She understands how to navigate complex regulations and provide clients the counsel they need."

Commenting on her move to Venable, Ms. Nathan said, "In my work at Everytown, I came to know Venable well as the leading firm for political law. Venable's attorneys are experts in helping clients address complex issues with ease. I look forward to working alongside these distinguished colleagues and beginning the next chapter of my career."

Ms. Nathan received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in 2008, and her B.A. in History of Art from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2004.


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