Nathaniel Blaine Bolin

Portrait of Nathaniel Blaine Bolin
Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Nathaniel Bolin is a partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP, where he advises clients in a variety of litigation, policy, and regulatory matters in the areas of export controls, economic sanctions, national security issues, trade agreements and related areas of international trade law. In this role, he regularly represents clients before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of International Trade, U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. State Department, U.S. Treasury Department, and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Mr. Bolin previously served at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration advising on trade negotiations and market access issues and was an associate and counsel at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in the firm’s international trade group. A 2003 graduate of the law school, he also served as a law clerk at the Office of the Legal Advisor at the U.S. Department of State where he worked on regulatory and litigation matters including investor-state arbitration pursuant to the North American Free Trade Agreement and proceedings before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague. Mr. Bolin has worked and studied in Japan and is fluent in Japanese.


BA, Kalamazoo College; MA, Stanford University; JD, George Washington University