Nate Uhl is a senior counsel in Ice Miller’s Business Litigation Group. Nate has experience handling cases in both trial and appellate courts.  He has also represented clients in a number of arbitrations, and assisted clients in responding to government investigations.

Nate has represented clients on both sides of the aisle. He has represented plaintiffs in matters involving securities, insurance coverage, and trusts, including multiple matters resulting in eight-figure recoveries. He has defended clients in products liability, mechanic’s lien, construction defect, and various other matters. His clients include manufacturers, developers, construction companies, architecture firms, private colleges, and public entities.

Nate has assisted clients with various e-discovery issues, including preserving electronic documents and producing databases, and has managed massive document reviews and productions. With this experience he counsels clients on how to meet their discovery responsibilities using cost effective approaches for the collection, processing and review of electronic data. He is a frequent speaker on e-discovery topics. 

In addition, Nate counsels clients on risk avoidance, particularly through the drafting of contracts and implementation of contracting procedures. Nate has drafted and negotiated various construction, licensing, and sale of goods contracts. 

Nate earned his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Hanover College in 2001 where he received the Distinguished Award for Political Science. While an undergraduate, he studied at the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Economic and Political Systems at Georgetown University. He received his juris doctorate, cum laude, from the Indiana University Mauer School of Law in 2004 where he served on the Moot Court Board and as a managing editor for the Indiana Journal for Global Legal Studies. 

He is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana.
 
Nate is from Bradford, Indiana.
Reported and Representative Cases
  • Indianapolis Airport Auth. v. Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am., 849 F.3d 355 (7th Cir. 2017)
  • Old National Bancorp v. Hanover College, 15 N.E.3d 574 (Ind. 2014)
  • Moody v. Martin, 2013 WL 2405209 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013)
  • L.H. Controls, Inc. v. Custom Conveyor, Inc., 974 N.E.2d 1031 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012)
  • Eli Lilly & Co. v. Valeant Pharm. Int'l, 781 F. Supp. 2d 809 (S.D. Ind. 2011)
  • JM McCormick Co., Inc. v. Int'l Truck & Engine Corp., 2008 WL 3925444 (S.D. Ind. Aug. 21, 2008)
Firm Publications
Ice Miller News
Published In
  • Gary Dankert and Nate Uhl, A Contractor’s Liability for Injuries to a Subcontractor’s Employee, Building Excellence in Design and Construction (April 2017)
  • Gary Dankert and Nate Uhl, The Construction "Anti-Indemnity" Statute, Building Excellence in Design and Construction (November 2016)
  • Nate Uhl and Steven Jones, I've Been Sued Where? The Enforceability of Forum Selection Clauses, Building Excellence in Design and Construction (April 2016)
  • Nate Uhl and Nick Reuhs, A Contractor’s Liability and Insurance Coverage for Toxic Products, Building Excellence in Design and Construction (November 2015)
  • Gary Dankert and Nate Uhl, No Damage for Delay? Not So Fast..., Building Excellence in Design and Construction (April 2015)
  • Gary Dankert and Nate Uhl, Document Retention – When Is It Safe to Pitch Those Project Documents, Building Excellence in Design and Construction (November 2014)
  • Seventh Circuit Enforces Limitation of Liability Clause in Owner-Architect Agreement, ABA Construction Litigation Section Case Note (2013)
  • Ability of Surety to Remove Matter to Federal Court May Hinge on Terms of Contractor's Contract with Owner, ABA Construction Litigation Section Case Note (2012) (with Robert Gauss)
  • Owner's Failure to Comply with Termination Provisions in AIA A201 General Conditions and AIA A312 Performance Bond Results in Waiver of Claims, ABA Construction Litigation Section Case Note (2011) (with Robert Gauss)
Speaking Engagements
  • Attorney-Client Privilege in Electronic Communication, National Business Institute CLE (June 23, 2016)
  • Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: How Will They Impact Litigation? 2015 CLE Forum for In-House Counsel (December 1, 2015)
  • Discovery Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, National Business Institute CLE (November 20, 2015)
  • Attorney-Client Privilege in Electronic Communication, National Business Institute CLE (February 17, 2015)
  • Attorney-Client Privilege in Electronic Communication, National Business Institute CLE (June 4, 2013)
  • Everything You Don't Know About E-Discovery (But Wish You Did), National Business Institute CLE (April 24, 2013)
  • Attorney-Client Privilege in Electronic Communication, National Business Institute CLE (June 27, 2012)
  • Thoughts About E-Discovery Principles and Trends for Records Managers, ARMA Indianapolis Chapter (June 8, 2012)
  • E-Discovery: Searching the Virtual File Cabinets, National Business Institute CLE (November 18, 2011)
  • Courtroom Confidential: Civil Skills for Presenting Better Evidence, Indianapolis Bar Association CLE (June 25, 2010)
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