Nathan Chen joined the Water Law practice group at Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill in the fall of 2020. Prior to joining the Firm, Nathan was an associate at a law firm in Manhattan Beach, CA where he represented local businesses in various corporate and IP matters. Nathan has a broad range of legal experience, having clerked for the Los Angeles Superior Court and City Attorney’s Office as well as the in-house counsel division of a leading utility-scale solar developer. Nathan hopes to merge his passions for the environment with his entrepreneurial spirit and is excited to serve the municipalities and water districts of his native state. In his free time, Nathan enjoys surfing and travelling with friends—having made it across Europe, Australia, and parts of Asia. Nathan holds a B.S. and M.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Southern California and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
- University of Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, IN, J.D., 2019
- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, B.S. Environmental Studies, 2015
- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.A. Environmental Studies, 2016
- State Bar of California (2020)