Daina J. Nathanson


Daina J. Nathanson


Phone: 207.253.0508 Fax: 207.772.3627 Email: dnathanson@dwmlaw.com

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600 Portland, ME 04101-2480

Assistant: Chris Hunter Email: chunter@dwmlaw.com


Daina Nathanson is an experienced commercial law attorney who regularly represents businesses across a wide variety of industries on issues including: entity formation, development, protection and licensing of intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, equity capital and borrowing transactions, shareholder agreements, employment and consulting agreements, manufacturing, distribution and sales agreements, and confidentiality and non-competition agreements.

Drawing on her substantial real estate expertise, Daina advises clients on purchasing and selling real estate, developing real estate, asset-based lending, and commercial mortgage financing transactions. In 2016 and 2017, Daina helped her client convey thousands of acres of land abutting the Appalachian Trail to the State of Maine for public conservation purposes.

Daina’s intellectual property practice covers the full spectrum of trademark issues including development, registration, protection, and licensing of clients’ intellectual property.

In recognition of Daina’s expertise and professionalism, she is rated BV Distinguished by Martindale Hubbell. Daina has regularly volunteered for the Homeless Animal Rescue Team of Maine and has served as a member of the Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Portland, among other civic organizations.


University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 1987

University of Maine at Orono, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1984


Martindale Hubbell, BV Distinguished


Maine State Bar Association

Business Law and Intellectual Property Sections of the Maine State Bar Association

Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Maine State Bar Association
Former Member

New Hampshire Bar Association

Community/Public Service

Breakwater School
Former Member of the Board of Trustees

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine
Former Member of the Board of Directors

Maine Medical Center Planned Giving Committee
Former Member

National Kidney Foundation of Maine
Former Member of the Board of Trustees