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In his 33 year legal career, Mr. Nathans has successfully represented white collar clients in grand jury investigations, trials and appeals, and has litigated cases in federal courts throughout the country and in almost all Maryland state courts. He is a recognized authority on federal sentencing and is frequently engaged to represent individuals, co-counsel, and serve as a consultant to law firms in criminal proceedings. Mr. Nathans has also won numerous cases on behalf of clients accused of public corruption, attorneys before grievance panels, federal and state narcotics defendants, state post-conviction and federal habeas corpus clients, and individuals being investigated and/or charged with a variety of other federal and state felonies and misdemeanors. Mr. Nathans is a former Chief Assistant Federal Defender for Maryland and a former adjunct Trial Practice professor at the Catholic University School of Law.

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Licensed

  1. White Collar Crime: 75%
    21 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    33 years
  3. Ethics: 5%
    21 years

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  • Christopher Flohr

    Larry is the consumate "lawyer's lawyer." He is extremely thorough in his preparation and commands a mastery of the law. I have called upon him many times for advice. Whether he is representing a client in a complex federal investigation or in state court, he gives his all.

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Nathans & Biddle LLP

120 East Baltimore Street
Suite 1800
Baltimore, MD, 21202

Nathans & Biddle LLP

18 West Avenue
Annapolis, MD, 21401

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199107/05/2016
MDActive198909/20/2015
FLMember in Good Standing - CLER Exempt198206/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2016
Whtie Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2016
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2015
Top Maryland Lawyer - Criminal Def.Best Lawyers in America2015
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2015
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2014
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2014
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2013
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2013
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2012
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2012
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2011
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2011
White Collar and Criiminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2010
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2010
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2009
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2009
White Collar and Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers in America2008
White Collar Criminal DefenseMaryland Super Lawyers2008
Leadership in LawDaily Record2002
AV (1994 to present)Martindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNathans & Biddle LLP2004 - Present
PartnerBennett & Nathans LLP1998 - 2003
Adjunct Professor (Trial Practice)Catholic School of Law1989 - 1997
Chief AssistantFederal Public Defender - Maryland1986 - 1994
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender - 4th Judicial Circuit of Florida1982 - 1986
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationFellow2003 - Present
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
American Bar AssociationCo-Chair - White Collar Subcomittee on Federal Sentencing1999 - 2006
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President - Post Conviction and Sentencing Committee1986 - 1989
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northeastern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of FloridaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa)1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Maryland State Court JudgesCharacter Evidence and Impeachment2015
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 3rd Annual White Collar Criminal Defense CollegeOverview of Handling a White Collar Case2014
Play tracking wrongfully convicted client"In Justice for Michael Austin"2012
Twentieth Annual Seminar on the Federal Sentencing GuidelinesPanel Moderator - White Collar Fraud and Theft2011
New Maryland LawyersProfessionalism Course2011
Advanced Federal Defender SeminarPanel Moderator - Federal Forfeiture, Investiigation of Witnesses and Federal Tax Violations2011
Primer on Federal Criminal LawFederal Criminal Pretrial Motions and 17(c) Subpoenas2010
Nineteenth Annual Seminar on the Federal Sentencing GuidelienesPlea negotiations in Federal Criminal Cases2010
Numerous* lectures are only listed since 2010 - lectures dating back to 2003 can be found on Nathans & Biddle LLP website (www.nathanslaw.com). Lectures from 1988 -2003 are not included here or on website.2003