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William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Wayne State University, B.P.A., 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada
  • Oregon
  • Washington 

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court
    - District of Nevada
    - Eastern District of Washington 
    - Western District of Washington
    - District of Oregon
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    - Ninth Circuit 

Nathan Ring has 10+ years of experience representing ERISA regulated Taft-Hartley trust funds and labor unions across a variety of industries.


Nathan Ring focuses his practice in the areas of labor law, employee benefits, and election law. 

He has represented numerous clients before courts, administrative agencies, and local government bodies. He advises fringe benefit plans throughout the United States on issue that include plan design, plan drafting, claims and appeals procedures, plan mergers, and plan terminations. He advises labor unions on internal union matters, bylaw and constitution amendments, political action committee and election law compliance, and a myriad of employment and regulatory matters. 

Nathan has served as counsel to state building trades association, state federations of labor, and local, state and national political actions committees.

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Member, IFEBP

Member, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee


Made in America-Taft-Hartley Benefits Summit: Update on the Substance Abuse Epidemic and Controlling Behavioral Health Costs, 2019

2018 AFL-CIO COPE Conference: Election Campaigns: Legal Overview, 2018

News & Events



  • In 2019, represented a Taft-Hartley Pension Plan and argued before the Ninth Circuit in a matter of first impression under the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
  • In 2017, represented a Taft-Hartley Pension Plan in a successful Ninth Circuit appeal of a district court decision under the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
  • In 2015, represented an international labor union and argued before the Ninth Circuit in an appeal raising an issue of first impression under the Railway Labor Act.  
  • In 2011, successfully represented Taft-Hartley Trust Funds in obtaining a district court judgment against over a dozen contractors for unpaid fringe benefit contributions under Nevada Revised Statutes 608.150.
  • In 2011, represented a Taft-Hartley Trust Fund and argued before the Nevada Supreme Court on a priority of creditor dispute.

Awards & Recognition

Honors & Recognitions

Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Employee Benefits 2014-2020

Go to Guy Award, Nevada State AFL-CIO, 2015

American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Young Lawyers Fellow, 2012

William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, Dean’s Award for Contribution to the Law School

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