Lexington, Ky. – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Nathaniel R. “Nate” Kissel has joined the firm. Kissel will be part of the firm’s litigation department, focusing his practice in the area of professional liability. Kissel has experience defending hospitals and long-term care facilities belonging to some of the nation’s largest health care providers.
“Nate’s addition marks the next step in the expansion of our Kentucky litigation team,” said firm CEO Susan S. Brewer. “Nate understands the needs of health care providers in the commonwealth, and will add depth to our ability to represent them in and out of the courtroom.”
He joins Steptoe & Johnson from a multi-state firm where he represented physicians, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities in medical malpractice litigation. Kissel is also experienced in guiding companies in diverse industries through bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial litigation. He also has significant experience in assisting health care providers in collection matters.
Kissel previously practiced with a Lexington-based firm where he asserted creditor claims in Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 bankruptcies on behalf of banking and secured creditors, as well as prosecuting state and federal collection matters for local and regional businesses.
Prior to beginning his legal career, Kissel was a writer and photojournalist for The Oldham Era in La Grange, Ky. where he received accolades from the Kentucky Press Association for news coverage and investigative reporting.
Kissel earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and his bachelor’s degree from Centre College.
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