Natasha M. Nazareth, Esq.
Partner (she / her)
Natasha Nazareth is a co-founder of Nazareth Bonifacino Law LLC. She has over 20 years of experience as a practicing attorney with a focus on corporate & business law, employment law & litigation, and education law.
In the past, Natasha served as General Counsel to the Bullis School in Potomac, MD as well as a University of North Carolina system campus. She is also a former Adjunct Law Professor at North Carolina Central University School of Law. In 2019 her career transition from in-house counsel roles to private practice was highlighted in the Maryland Bar Journal.
Natasha continues to provide general counsel services to a variety of small- to mid-market businesses, independent schools, and nonprofits with an emphasis on transactions, growth and market innovation as well aligning leadership, talent and operations for optimal performance. She excels in conflict resolution and is a senior mediator for North Carolina state government and universities.
Natasha is passionate about investing in high-quality schools that prepare diverse students for their 21st-century global future. She appreciates the business of education and the people who make a daily difference in the lives of young people. She also represents individual families, students and faculty/staff to assert their rights in schools and universities.
Natasha has been honored as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation in recognition for her demonstrated dedication to the welfare of her community, the administration of justice, and the traditions of the objectives of the Bar of Maryland. She current chairs the Editorial Advisory Board of the Maryland Bar Journal and serves on the Board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland as well as the Business Law Section Council and 125th Anniversary Thought Leadership Initiative of the Maryland State Bar Association.
Natasha gladly shares her expertise and growth-mindset through her publications and teaching of client workshops and continuing legal education credits for practicing lawyers. She is the lead author of the Business Organizations Chapter of the Practice Manual for the Maryland Lawyer (Fifth Edition). In 2020, she published a Strategic Perspectives feature for Wolters Kluwer “Counseling the small business owner on re-opening for business.”
Outside of her legal career, Natasha enjoys yoga, cooking, long walks with her family and dogs, and international travel.
Natasha’s guiding principles are service, simplicity and satisfaction. Whether you hire her to explore new ventures, resolve a conflict, or optimize your operations, she will quickly build a relationship with you, listen carefully, and understand your needs as an organization, family or individual.
University of North Carolina School of Law
Duke University, cum laude
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Honors and Distinctions
Fulbright Scholar, University of Potsdam, Germany
Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation 2021
Top Attorney, Bethesda Magazine 2019-2022