Nathan Simmons

Nathan Simmons


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Practice Areas
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
Practice Locations
  • Austin, TX

Nathan Simmons is an associate attorney at the office in Austin, TX. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Nathan has lived almost entirely in Texas, spending time over the past decade living in Austin and Houston. Nathan calls Texas his home, and it is for that reason that he has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of Texas workers. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Plan II Honors and his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. After graduating, Nathan worked as an engineer-in-training for a year before deciding to pursue a career in law. Nathan then served as a community organizer in Austin and helped form a hiring hall union. Through the union, Nathan helped unionize political campaigns, served as a union steward, and represented workers in disputes with management.

He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in 2021. During his time at Texas Law, Nathan served as a pro bono scholar for the Supported Decision-Making Agreement (SDMA) clinic, attended the 2019 Peggy Browning Fund Workers’ Rights Conference, and worked for multiple local organizations and law firms dealing with workers’ rights violations, immigration issues, impact litigation, accessibility needs, and family law. He also placed third nationally as part of the Texas Law team that competed in the 2021 Jeffrey Moorad Game Day Case Competition.

Nathan primarily handles plaintiff-side employment law litigation, focusing on Title VII (race, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation) discrimination, disability rights, age discrimination, wage issues, and other employment law issues. Additionally, he focuses on labor law and has dealt with the NLRB on behalf of workers. He is also conversational in Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys movies, trivia, creative writing, and spending time with friends and family.

Court & Bar Admissions:

  • Texas State Bar, April 2022
  • Southern District of Texas, May 2022
  • Western District of Texas, July 2022


  • B.A. and B.S., University of Texas, December 2015
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, May 2021


  • Long Career Launch Program Fellow, Disability Rights Texas, Fall 2021
  • Judge Orlinda Naranjo Family Law Fellowship, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, Summer 2021
  • 3rd Place, Jeffrey Moorad National Game Day Case Competition, Spring 2021
  • Mithoff Pro Bono Scholar, William Wayne Justice Center, Fall 2019 – Spring 2020
  • Texas Law Full Sponsorship to the 2019 Peggy Browning Fund Conference, Fall 2019
  • 1L of the Year, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Fall 2018 – Spring 2019
  • Recipient, Dean’s Excellence Scholarship, Fall 2018 – Spring 2021

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Texas Employment Lawyers Association, 2022-Present.

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