Nathan S. Scherbarth


Nathan S. Scherbarth


Nathan S. Scherbarth

Nathan Scherbarth is a shareholder and team leader of the firm’s Appellate group.  He also practices in the firm’s Business & Commercial, Construction, Employment, Eminent Domain, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, and Municipal practice groups.

His extensive appellate experience gives him an advantage when defending his clients both in the trial courts and on appeal. Combining strong written and oral advocacy, legal research acumen, and a pragmatic approach, he knows how to avoid potential pitfalls in any given case and how to anticipate potential changes in the law.

Nathan’s clients can count on him to analyze complex legal issues with great attention to detail and to vigorously advocate for their best interests. His extensive appellate experience has taught him to anticipate problems and every counterpoint, enabling him to provide a thorough and strategic defense in the trial court. Moreover, Nathan knows how to preserve the record and what arguments to raise and when so that his clients are protected in the event of an appeal.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan


Boston College Law School
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2011


Michigan State University
Bachelor of Arts in History and French, with high honors, 2007

  • Board of Trustees Award (First in Class Rank)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • History Department Merit Award
  • Jeffrey Cole Excellence Award
  • Jeffrey Cole International Studies Scholarship

Professional Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • BC Law Alumni Association, Detroit Chapter
    • President
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
    • Amicus Committee and Appellate Section Co-Chair
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Appellate, Business Law, Insurance & Indemnity, Litigation, and Young Lawyers Sections


  • Police Reports and Witness Statements Therein: A Dual Level Hearsay Challenge
    Negligence Law Quarterly, Spring 2017
  • Primer on Federal Interlocutory Appeals
    Negligence Law Quarterly, Winter 2015
  • Precluding the Production of Sensitive Documents
    MDTC Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1