Nathan Converse’s practice centers on the litigation of complex business disputes and white collar criminal matters. He relies on his insight gained in clerkships with state and federal judges to persuade decisionmakers and advocate for the interests of the firm’s clients.

Accolades and Achievements

Immediately before joining The Weinhardt Law Firm, Nathan served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Stephanie M. Rose of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Before that, he clerked for Judge John D. Telleen of the Iowa Business Court, a specialty docket hearing cases business, commercial, and fiduciary disputes.

While in law school at the University of Iowa, Nathan served as the Administrative Editor for the Journal of Corporation Law, one of the top business and corporate law journals in the country. He also served as the Appellate Advocacy I coordinator on the university’s Moot Court Board, where he researched and wrote the appellate advocacy problem briefed and argued by second-year law students. In addition, Nathan worked as a writing tutor to first-year students in the university’s Legal Writing Workshop.


Nathan was raised in Storm Lake, Iowa, and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. During college he interned for a United States Senator in Washington, D.C., and a Des Moines firm specializing in governmental affairs, crisis communications, and public relations. In his spare time, Nathan enjoys hiking, biking, and cooking.

  • Email: Nathan Converse
  • Direct: 515.350.7900
  • Office: 515.350.7900
  • Fax: 515.288.0407
  • Address:
    2600 Grand Avenue, Ste. 450
    Des Moines, Iowa 50312
  • Assistant: Michele Baldus
  • Direct: 515.564.5275


Legal: University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 2017 (Administrative Editor, Journal of Corporation Law)
Undergraduate: Luther College, B.A. (political science; economics and religion), magna cum laude, 2014

Practice Areas

Complex Civil Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, Trials, Appeals, Internal Investigations

Admitted to Practice

States: Iowa, Minnesota

Federal Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa