Nathan Hatcher focuses his practice on defending consumer product manufacturers involved in complex, high exposure personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage litigation. Over the past ten years, Nathan has been extensively involved in the defense of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in smoking and health litigation across the state of Florida. He has significant experience at all stages of complex litigation.  

Nathan is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation. He has served in multiple leadership positions within the Products Liability Committee. He is the past co-chair of its Young Lawyers Subcommittee and currently serves as a co-chair of its Consumer Products Subcommittee.

Nathan is a proud alum of Stetson University College of Law and Furman University. Nathan recently completed a two-year term as the president of the Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association, where he worked closely with Stetson’s Alumni Development office to foster alumni engagement across the state of Florida and nationwide. He remains a dedicated member of its Alumni Advisory Board.  

In addition, Nathan previously served as a member of Furman University’s Admission Network, where he conducted interviews with graduating high school seniors who applied for admission to Furman. He has also represented Furman at college fairs and other engagements as an ambassador for Furman University. Nathan enjoys remaining involved in alumni activities and has hosted alumni events locally for Furman University.  

Nathan and his family are members of Bay Haven Presbyterian Church in Tampa, FL. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his family. Nathan also enjoys reading and listening to podcasts on the topics of religion and science, theology, and apologetics.  



  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2022)
  • Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association: Presidents Award, June 14, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2024)

Credentials & Experience


Furman University, B.A., 2005

Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2008, magna cum laude: Mock Trial Board - Henry Burnett Trial Advocacy Award

Bar Admissions

American Bar Association

  • Section of Litigation
    • Products Liability Committee
    • Co-Chair of Young Lawyers Sub-committee

The Florida Bar

Hillsborough County Bar Association

St. Petersburg Bar Association

Court Admissions

All Florida State Courts

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Professional & Civic

Community & Professional

  • Impact Tampa Bay
    • Board of Directors
    • Lifework Leadership (Class of 2012)
  • All Children's Hospital - Development Council
  • Stetson Lawyers Alumni Association: President
  • Stetson University College of Law Center for Excellence in Advocacy: Advocacy Skills Trainer
  • American Bar Association
    • Leadership Products Liability Committee
    • Co-Chair Young Lawyers Sub-Committee (Past)
    • Co-Chair Consumer Products Sub-Committee
  • Bay Haven Presbyterian Church: Elder 


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