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Nathan A. Holcomb


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Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006; Notes Chair, Harvard Law Review; Member of Winning Team, Ames Moot Court Competition

Oxford University, D.Phil., Philosophy, 2003

Harvard College, A.B., Philosophy, 1999


Hon. Pamela Ann Rymer, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2006-2007


New York

Nate Holcomb is a litigator with a primary focus on complex commercial and appellate litigation.

After his clerkship and prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP, Mr. Holcomb was an associate in the New York City office of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  At that firm, his practice included banking, securities, antitrust, insurance, media, and other complex litigations.

As court-appointed pro bono counsel, Mr. Holcomb represented an asylum applicant on appeal of a removal order to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Mr. Holcomb's briefing and argument of the case resulted in a victory for his client in a decision by a divided panel.

Selected Professional Awards and Associations

Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Program


Note, Original Meaning and Its Limits, 120 Harv. L. Rev. 1279 (2007)

The Supreme Court, 2004 Term -- Leading Cases, 119 Harv. L. Rev. 169, 366 (2005) (comment on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd., 545 U.S. 913 (2005))

Recent Case, 118 Harv. L. Rev. 794 (2004) (comment on Unites States v. Johnson, 380 F.3d 1013 (7th Cir. 2004))

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