Bloomberg Law
March 7, 2023, 7:10 PM

Lawyer Loses License After Spending Firm Cash on Gambling, Jets

Alex Ebert
Alex Ebert
Staff Correspondent

A Georgia lawyer who defrauded his firm and spent $18.5 million on gambling, private jets, and “more than 50 different social companions” has forfeited his law license.

The Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday unanimously accepted Nathan E. Hardwick IV’s voluntary license surrender, capping a years-long saga for the former leader of a national residential real estate law firm and title business that stretched across 16 states.

In 2019 Hardwick was sentenced to 15 years in prison for defrauding his firm and its partners. Over a three-year period he siphoned off more than $26 million from Morris Hardwick Schneider LLC and LandCastle ...

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