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Nathan Carney

Nathan A. Carney started the Carney Law Firm in 2014 after spending 13 years practicing at the Trenam Law in Tampa, Florida. Nathan joined Trenam Law in 2001 and became a shareholder of the firm in 2008. Prior to attending college, Nathan served six years on active duty with the U.S. Air Force as a cryptologic linguist.


  • University of Michigan Law School (J.D.), 2000
    • Michigan Journal of International Law, Associate Editor
  • University of Illinois (B.A. with honors, East Asian Languages and Cultures), 1998

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Honors and Distinctions:

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Corporate Excellence Awards of 2017, Rising Star Award for Business Litigation – Tampa
  • 2017 Legal Elite Awards, Best Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice – Tampa
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2009

Professional Involvement:

  • American Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Real Estate Committee, Co-Chair, 2014-2016
    • Real Estate Committee, Education Director, 2012-2014
  • Bay Area Real Estate Council

Community Involvement:

  • Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Board of Trustees, 2009-present
    • President, 2015-present
    • Vice President, 2013-2015
  • Leadership Tampa, Class of 2013
  • Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2009
  • The Tampa Connection, Class of 2008
    • Board Member, 2010-2013
  • University of Michigan Club of Tampa Bay
    • Board Member, 2007-2011