Nathan Bracken, Partner
Nathan joined Smith Hartvigsen as of counsel in 2015. Previously, he served as the assistant director and general counsel for the Western States Water Council, where he represented state engineers and water quality administrators from Utah and seventeen other western states. He has experience in water rights, water quality, energy, public policy, and government relations. A trained mediator and facilitator, Nathan has led multi-stakeholder initiatives that have influenced federal legislation and policies involving the Clean Water Act, groundwater, and tribal and federal reserved water rights. Nathan began his legal career as an attorney and mediator with Dart, Adamson & Donovan in Salt Lake City.