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Nate Niemuth advises employers with respect to issues arising under a broad range of federal and state laws, including equal employment opportunity laws, labor relations laws, right to work laws, wage and hour laws, and plant-closing laws.

Nate serves as lead negotiator and principal architect of labor relations strategy for some of the nation’s major business enterprises in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, mining, technology, utilities, transportation, food, retail, and others.

He has practices before federal and state courts, federal and state agencies, and has handles numerous arbitrations. He oversees unfair labor practice proceedings under the National Labor Relations Act, and assists many employers in developing and implementing innovative positive employee relations strategies.


J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1976
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1973


Named among Chambers USA

Named among Southwest Super Lawyers

Named among Outstanding Lawyers of America

Named among Best Lawyers in America® for Employment Law-Management (2011-2024), Labor Law-Management (2011-2024) by Best Lawyers

Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law – Management


American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section and International Law Section

Industrial Relations Research Association, Member

Arizona Industrial Relations Association, Member

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona


Speaking Engagements:

  • “NLRB Attack on Common Employer Policies, Rules and Requirements,” Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Seminar (September 2015)