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Nathan S. Catanese



One Oxford Centre
301 Grant St, 14th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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J.D., cum laude, Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana, Research assistant for Justice Amy Coney Barrett of the Supreme Court of the United States, prior to her becoming a judge, and for Dean Patricia A. O’Hara; Editor in Chief of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy.
LL.M., Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, Taxation; Certificate in Estate Planning
B.A., cum laude, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana
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Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Nathan S. Catanese


Nathan S. Catanese counsels individuals and families in estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable giving, and tax matters. He advises nonprofits and religious organizations in formation and governance matters.  

Nathan assists clients with wealth succession goals and tax planning by drafting estate planning documents including wills, trust agreements, marital agreements, and financial and health care powers of attorney.  He also assists in the creation of private foundations and counsels clients with regard to planned charitable giving.  He advises fiduciaries during estate and trust administration and represents clients in probate and trust matters, tax disputes, and fiduciary litigation in both federal and state courts.  Nathan also assists nonprofit and religious organizations with their creation and governance and tax matters.

Prior to going into private practice, Nathan served as a law clerk to the Hon. Nora Barry Fischer of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. A former legislative assistant to Congressman John P. Murtha and Congressman Mark S. Critz in the United States House of Representatives, Nathan also has tax and business public policy experience. 

Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
American Bar Association
Member of Executive Committee, Hay-Sell Pittsburgh American Inn of Court
Co-founder, Secretary & Member of Board of Directors, Camp Catanese Foundation
National Eagle Scout Association
Allegheny County Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section Council
Pittsburgh Legal Journal Orphans’ Court Opinions Committee