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Alumni Profile: Nathan Haynes ‘98

Nathan is now a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practices, where he facilitates complex financial and operational restructuring both in and out of court, representing parties on all sides of the table, Suzanne is a Supervisory Regional Counsel at the Office of the General Counsel with the Social Security Administration. (Their daughter, now ten, may not be following in her parents' legal footsteps - she's a piano player and ballerina who recently performed in The New York City Ballet's 2014 season of The Nutcracker.)

Nathan advises current law students and recent graduates to “keep trying. Knock on every door, stay positive and be flexible. Sell yourself – identify your best qualities and how you’ve honed them at Pace. Shape yourself for today’s job market – don’t have a static resume, keep it active, keep redefining yourself. The hardest part is getting your foot in the door, then hard work and proving yourself leads to bigger and better things.” He advises recent grads to take advantage of programs that might not appear to be traditional associate positions and be open to nontraditional entry points into the legal profession.

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