Nathan J. Andrisani defends organizations and individuals facing government investigations and related litigation. He represents clients in a variety of white collar criminal matters, False Claims Act (FCA) and qui tam litigation, and other complex government investigations. These include alleged health care fraud and violations of US federal and state anti-kickback, anti-corruption, and commercial bribery statutes, the Sherman Antitrust Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), environmental protection laws, US Drug Enforcement Administration regulations, and import/export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Large corporate enterprises in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, transportation, energy, engineering, and construction industries rely on Nate to conduct complex and often sensitive internal investigations and to provide guidance on the development and implementation of corporate compliance and ethics programs.
Recognized as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” and a “Rising Star” in the area of white collar criminal defense, Nate represents and defends corporate and individual clients from the outset of government investigations through criminal trials, and in connection with follow-on civil lawsuits.
In addition to his criminal and investigative work, Nate counsels clients on US federal and state compliance issues. He regularly conducts antitrust, anti-corruption, and FCPA compliance training seminars for sales and management teams in a range of industries.
Nate is a trial lawyer who, before joining Morgan Lewis, served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he prosecuted and tried hundreds of criminal cases involving a wide range of state crimes. At the DA’s office, Nate was selected to serve in an elite narcotics enforcement unit, where he investigated and prosecuted members of some of West Philadelphia’s most notorious drug organizations for crimes including, among others, drug trafficking, armed robbery, and attempted murder. At Morgan Lewis, Nate has served as national punitive damages counsel for a Fortune 200 company, traveling throughout the United States to represent the company in product liability and personal injury trials.
Nate is very active in the community and is dedicated to various charitable and philanthropic endeavors, including most recently serving as a member and the chair of the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley, and leading Morgan Lewis’s annual United Way campaign since 2007.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 1995, J.D.
Syracuse University, 1992, B.S.
Supreme Court of the United States
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (2020–2022)
Client Service All-Star, BTI Consulting Group (2018)
Named 2014 Pennsylvania Product Liability Department Of The Year by The Legal Intelligencer
National Co-Chair, Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Committee Antitrust Subcommittee, American Bar Association
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Member and Executive Committee Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley
Past Founding Member, Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Committee, Philadelphia Young Lawyers' Division, American Bar Association
Member Philadelphia District Attorney's Office Alumni Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
Past Member, Temple American Inn of Court
Past Member, Temple Law Alumni Association, Executive Committee
Past Member, American Red Cross, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Chapter