Nathan B. Schattman, Associate


nathan-schattman-attorney-brown-deanNathan Schattman is a senior attorney handling all phases of corporate litigation, labor and employment matters, ERISA, and personal injury cases at Johnston Legal Group. Mr. Schattman also handles civil commercial matters representing insurance companies and financial institutions in first-party disputes, third-party disputes, and large subrogation cases. This includes representation of individuals, self-insureds, and institutional clients in large personal injury, consumer, commercial, products liability and probate cases.

Mr. Schattman has argued before the Fifth Circuit on ERISA matters and first chaired the five-day arbitration following the results of Akpan v. Burlington Northern. Additionally, he successfully appealed the summary judgment granted against the plaintiff in Jackson v. Creditwatch; and defended the Court of Appeals decision before the Texas Supreme Court on October 19, 2004.

Mr. Schattman has been recognized in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, and 2014 as a Top Attorney by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine. In 2007, he was named a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in Texas Monthly magazine for his success in representing both employees and employers in labor and employment matters.


















Nathan B. Schattman

Fort Worth Office
T: 817. 332.1391
F: 817. 870.2427
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Practice Areas

Corporate Litigation
Labor and Employment
Personal Injury
Insurance Litigation
Consumer, Commercial, Products Liability


The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., May 1994.

Texas Supreme Court Internship, January 1993 to May 1993.

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Submission Editor 1992-1993; Notes Editor 1993-1994.

Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Team, 1993-1994; National Semi-Finalist 1994.

Contributor, Appellate Issues Including Mandamus, 9th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law Course, 1993.

Georgetown University, Washington D.C., B.A. History, 1990.

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, Portuguese Government Scholarship, 1989.

Nolan High School, Fort Worth, Texas, 1987


Bar Admission

Admitted to practice in Texas on November 4, 1994