Nathan Sheffield is the co-founder of Herzog + Sheffield, P.C. With over two decades of experience in nearly every facet of the entertainment industry, Nathan plays a vital role in the continued success of the firm. His legal practice centers on the “business” side of show business. He primarily focuses on the development, financing and production of book, film, television, theatre and music projects. Clients include producers, talent, creative team members and other affiliated parties involved with hit television series, Broadway productions, award-winning independent films, and have included the negotiation promotional and endorsement deals for actors, directors and celebrity chefs.
A Florida native, Nathan received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida before moving to New York to pursue his legal education. Nathan received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University. While in law school, Nathan was afforded the opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Rosemary Gambardella, former chief judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey and served as a research assistant to renowned real property scholar, Paula Franzese.
In addition to his work with H+S, Nathan is a sought after public speaker, business consultant, and author with an emphasis on empowering business owners and creative talent to take control of their professional careers through practical education, the use of social media, and a healthy dose of common sense.
Nathan’s previous work experience include an associate position at a prestigious New York law firm where he founded the entertainment and sports law group and honed his skills in the fields of intellectual property, securities, and estate planning. Prior to that, Nathan served as senior law clerk at the boutique bankruptcy practice of Middlebrooks & Shapiro, P.C. Before law school, Nathan worked in the office of the president of a private venture capital and real estate firm with assets in excess of $8 billion.
Nathan’s works have been published in NYSBA’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal; The Vault; and Huffington Post.
Nathan is admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey.