Nathaniel C. Kummerfeld
Nathaniel C. Kummerfeld is the Deputy Criminal Chief for Complex Fraud & Public Corruption and an Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Kummerfeld is the Health Care Fraud Coordinator, a Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Point of Contact, and a National Security Cyber Specialist Point of Contact for the Eastern District. He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston Law Center – Health Law & Policy Institute and has also taught courses at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center. He is the State Bar of Texas Health Law Section Treasurer and an American Bar Association Health Law Section Chair.
Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office in 2009, Mr. Kummerfeld was an Assistant District Attorney in Smith County, Texas. Mr. Kummerfeld received his law degree from Baylor Law School. During law school, Mr. Kummerfeld clerked for The Honorable Judith K. Guthrie, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, the United States Department of Justice – National Security Division, Counterterrorism Section, and the Suffolk County (Boston, Massachusetts) District Attorney’s Office – Narcotics and Asset Forfeiture Unit.
Prior to law school, Mr. Kummerfeld earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, served as aide-de-camp to United States Senator John W. Warner of Virginia, and earned a master’s degree from The London School of Economics.
Mr. Kummerfeld has received the National Association of Former United States Attorneys’ Exceptional Service Award and has received awards from the United States Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, the United States Department of Justice, and the Texas Department of Public Safety.