Lindsay M. Nathan


Lindsay Nathan provides strategic advice, guidance, and oversight to political groups and nonprofit organizations on all aspects of federal, state, and local political law. Lindsay has experience in campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, government ethics and gift rules, and procurement and pay-to-play laws. Prior to joining Venable, she worked for the nation's largest gun violence prevention nonprofit organization, Everytown for Gun Safety, where she advised 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; and other nonprofit issues.

Lindsay has direct experience working in the public sector. She has held several positions in the office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. During her tenure, she provided legal and policy advice to senior members of the governor's staff, helped to overhaul and streamline the gubernatorial appointment process, oversaw agency implementation of the governor's initiatives, and oversaw statewide litigation strategy and progress.

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Government Experience

  • Special Counsel to the Secretary, Staff Secretary, Assistant Counsel, Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo




  • J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2008
  • B.A. Arts in History University of California at Berkeley 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York