A former federal prosecutor with nearly fifteen years of litigation experience, Mr. Nathan A. Huff concentrates his practice on federal and business litigation and white collar defense. He applies the insight of a prosecutor in leading internal investigations and preventing and responding to government enforcement actions.
Additionally, as a member of Phelps Dunbar’s agribusiness team, Mr. Huff serves as outside general counsel to agribusinesses ranging from start-ups to large farming operations and agricultural associations. He counsels growers on regulatory compliance, labor disputes, and business immigration.
Mr. Huff is a Lieutenant Colonel and Judge Advocate (JAG) in the U.S. Army Reserve. In that role, the Department of Defense has repeatedly called upon him to investigate and prosecute its most high-profile criminal cases. Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Mr. Huff served as a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
- The Catholic University of America School of Law, J.D., 2004; Note and Comment Editor, Catholic University Law Review
- Wake Forest University, B.A. in Political Science, 2001
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
- U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- American Bar Association, White Collar Committee
- North Carolina Bar Association, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee
- Tenth Judicial District Bar, Wake County, North Carolina
- Defended campaign official in federal campaign finance investigation resulting in the U.S. Department of Justice dropping the investigation without seeking indictment.
- Defended defense contractor executive implicated in federal grand jury investigation of suspected government contracting violations.
- Represented large defense contractor in responding to whistleblower complaint alleging more than $200 million in federal False Claims Act violations.
- Successfully appealed to the Court of Appeals of North Carolina a trial court’s denial of a motion to dismiss, resulting in professional client’s complete dismissal from the subject case.
- Advise agribusinesses on labor and employment law, litigation prevention, and business immigration, including compliance with the H-2A and H-2B visa programs.
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