Nathan A. Adams

Dr. Nathan A. Adams

Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Nathan "Nate" A. Adams IV is a partner practicing in complex commercial and appellate litigation with a special emphasis on hospitality, healthcare, educational, nonprofit and religious organizations. Dr. Adams conducts employment, healthcare, educational and nonprofit regulatory and constitutional litigation. He has argued appeals in federal courts nationwide, litigated in state courts in Florida, Colorado, and the District of Columbia, and appeared before administrative courts and arbitral panels. In addition, Dr. Adams has served as outside general counsel for several organizations.

Mr. Adams is a Florida Bar Board Certified Education Lawyer. Before joining Holland & Knight, Dr. Adams worked for the Florida Executive Office of the Governor and the Florida Department of Education, including the Division of Florida Colleges and Board of Governors.



  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Florida, Hough Graduate School of Business, Ph.D., International Political Economy, with honors
  • Wheaton College, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude