D. Nathan Chong, Esq.
Nathan Chong attended Presbyterian College (PC) in Clinton, South Carolina, on a baseball and an academic scholarship. There, he was an elected captain, and in 2013 was Baseball America’s 23rd ranked prospect in the State of South Carolina. He was recruited for the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft by the Angels, Blue Jays, Braves, Cubs, Nationals, Orioles, Pirates, Rangers, Rays, Reds, Rockies, Twins, and Yankees. Nathan graduated from PC cum laude, receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in history. Nathan attended law school at Georgia State University where he was a CALI Award recipient and received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law. He was also an elected member of the Moot Court Executive Board, was a Pupil of the Bleckley Inn of Court, and was elected President of the Asian American Law Students Association.
Before joining Groth, Makarenko, Kaiser & Eidex in September 2021, Nathan worked for an Atlanta-based civil defense firm and focused primarily on complex business litigation. Nathan is a member of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, the Korean American Bar Association of Georgia, and the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all Superior and State courts of Georgia, the Northern District of Georgia, and the Middle District of Georgia. Nathan currently serves as chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Nathan is a first generation Korean-American who speaks conversational Korean. He loves the Braves and enjoys playing the violin. Nathan resides in Duluth, Georgia.
Undergraduate: Presbyterian College
Law School: Georgia State University