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Author: James Nault

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James Nault

Jim Nault is an attorney and a retired U.S. Navy Captain and the former Commanding Officer of USS Toledo (SSN-769), an improved, Tomahawk capable Los Angeles class attack submarine homeported in Groton, CT. He is a 1981 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, has Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and National Security Affairs, and graduated from Cornell Law School with honors in 2011. He is a registered patent attorney and was an intellectual property litigation associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP in New York and at Robinson & Cole LLP in Hartford, CT. He also clerked for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and Judge Vanessa Lynne Bryant of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

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