Back Bio

Nathan G. Kanute

Nathan G. Kanute

Partner| Reno|Las Vegas|Tucson

Nathan Kanute’s practice is concentrated on the preservation of creditor’s rights in Bankruptcy Court, State Court and Federal District Court.

His Bankruptcy Court experience ranges from representing creditors in resolving cash collateral issues, lift stay motions, non-dischargeability complaints, claim objections, adversary proceedings and contested plan confirmation trials. Nathan has represented creditor’s interests in Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy proceedings. He has also played an integral role in appeals of decisions from the Bankruptcy Court to the Federal District Court.

Nathan’s State Court experience includes representing creditors in actions for Breach of Contract, Breach of Guaranty, Appointment of a Receiver, Fraud and Replevin. He has experience with domestication of foreign judgments and collection actions on domestic and foreign judgments. Nathan has also represented creditors in seeking pre- and post-judgment attachment, garnishment and execution.

Nathan is licensed to practice in Nevada, Arizona and California.

  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2005)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Submissions Editor, Arizona Law Review
  • University of Arizona (B.S., Business Economics, summa cum laude, 2002)
    • Member, Phi Kappa Phi
    • Outstanding Senior Award, Phi Kappa Phi
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Fraternities
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Twenty Under 40 Award, Reno- Tahoe Young Professionals Network (2017)
  • Legal Elite - Top Northern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2017)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Bankruptcy: Business (2014, 2016-2019)
  • Washoe CASA Foundation, Board of Directors (2016)
  • Catholic Community Services Foundation
    • Board Member (2013-2014)
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Supreme Court of Arizona, Law Clerk to Justice Michael D. Ryan
  • Eller College of Business and Public Administration, University of Arizona, Instructor
  • Nevada
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona