Nathan Wesely

Mr. Wesely is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He handles labor and employment disputes, and advises clients on compliance issues. Mr. Wesely has extensive experience in labor negotiations, including Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service training on interest based bargaining. As in-house counsel and President of a trade association, Mr. Wesely conducted arbitrations and grievance hearings in a union setting and handled all aspects of the Association’s litigation. In addition to experience in ERISA litigation, Mr. Wesely served as a trustee on Taft-Hartley benefit plans with assets totaling over $1.4 billion and attended the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plan’s annual convention for the past 10 years.


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom L.L.P., 2018 – present

West Gulf Maritime Association

     - President, 2010–2017

     - Vice President, Treasurer, and General Counsel, 2006–2010

Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P., Partner, 1999–2006

Wickliff & Hall, L.L.P., Associate 1999

TransTexas Gas Corporation, Labor Counsel, 1995–1999

Bracewell & Patterson, Associate, 1988–1995

Clark, Thomas, Winters & Newton, Associate, 1986–1988

International Business Machines, Cost Engineer, 1980–1983

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Louisiana

Houston Bar Association

American Bar Association

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Niels Esperson Building
808 Travis
Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77002
T: 713.632.1747
F: 713.222.0101



University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1986

University of Texas at Austin, M.B.A., 1985

University of Nebraska, B.S.I.E., 1980