Nathan C. Wright
Mr. Wright’s law practice focuses upon representing entrepreneurs, businesses, settlement service providers, financial institutions, real estate developers, and individuals on a broad range of business, corporate, finance, real estate, regulatory compliance, and estate planning matters.
Prior to founding the Firm, Mr. Wright previously served as Deputy General Counsel for one of the nation’s largest privately-owned financial institutions, with responsibility for managing the corporate transactional legal department and advising executive management on a full range of legal, regulatory and compliance issues. Mr. Wright also gained invaluable experience as an associate in both the Phoenix and Tucson offices of Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., and as a summer associate in the New York City office of Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP.
Representation of entrepreneurs in a wide variety of start-up business ventures, including businesses involved in software development, social media, e-commerce, business process outsourcing, financial education, credit services, consulting, and insurance services, among many others.
Representation of business organizations on a broad spectrum of general corporate, finance, commercial and regulatory compliance matters, including the representation of some of Tucson’s largest title insurance agencies, real estate brokers, mortgage lenders, general insurance agencies, and manufacturing companies.
Representation of settlement service providers regarding the formation and operation of legally-compliant joint ventures and other business relationships. Mr. Wright has successfully negotiated and documented numerous joint ventures and other agreements between and among mortgage lenders, title insurance agencies, home builders, real estate brokers, and general insurance agencies.
Representation of clients regarding the purchase and sale of real property, commercial and retail leasing, and zoning and land use matters.
Representation of mortgage lenders structuring, negotiating and documenting the agreements central to their operations, including residential and commercial broker agreements, correspondent agreements, and affiliate branch manager employment agreements. Mr. Wright also has negotiated billions of dollars worth of mortgage loan purchase agreements, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, and warehouse line of credit agreements with large institutional lenders and investors.
Representation of financial institutions and borrowers in structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial and real estate financing transactions, including acquisition and development financing, construction lending, asset-based lending, purchase money financing, permanent loans, and warehouse lending. Mr. Wright has negotiated and documented commercial loans on behalf of virtually all of Arizona’s largest lenders, including Wells Fargo, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Compass Bank, National Bank of Arizona, and Alliance Bank of Arizona.
Representation of financial institutions regarding regulatory and supervisory issues central to depository and non-depository lending institutions.
Representation of individuals for purposes of developing standard, cost-effective estate plans in a thoughtful and compassionate manner.
Wright & Wright PLLC
Partner (December 2012 – present)
Wright & Wright PLLC
Partner (August 2007 – November 2012)
First Magnus Financial Corporation
Deputy General Counsel (July 2004 - December 2007)
Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Associate (September 1999-June 2003)
Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP
Summer Associate (Summer 1998)
University of Iowa College of Law
(J.D., with high distinction, May 1999)
Iowa Law Review, Member
Texas Christian University
(B.S. in Political Science, cum laude, May 1996)
Mr. Wright was born in New Prague, Minnesota and grew up in Iowa. He has traveled extensively, traveling around the world with his wife in 2003-2004. Mr. Wright is also involved with the Tucson Iowa Alumni Club.
Mr. Wright was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 1999.
Mr. Wright is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Arizona.
Community Involvement / Special Recognitions
Mr. Wright has previously participated in the Volunteer Lawyers Program, representing clients in real estate, litigation and debt collection matters. Mr. Wright is also a past Board Member of the Valley of the Sun YMCA, and the former President of his homeowner’s association.
Mr. Wright is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Banking, Business Law and Real Estate Sections) and the Pima County Bar Association. He is a past member of the Real Estate Service Providers Council (“RESPRO”).