Nathaniel H. Cook

Real Property and Development
Business Law
Estate Planning and Administration

Nate focuses his practice on residential and commercial real estate (acquisition, development, closings, refinances, and title inquiries), estate planning, estate administration, and business law.

Nate was born in Rochester, New York in 1988, and has called Wilmington home since his family moved here in 2001. He previously practiced with Price & Williams, P.A. in Wilmington before joining the firm in October, 2020. Outside work, Nate treasures time with his wife, Hayley, their Springer Spaniel, Baxter, and their extended family. They’re active members of St. James Episcopal Church and the Hanover Seaside Club, and they enjoy beach outings, travel, hiking, snowboarding, biking, and concerts.


  • Elon University School of Law (J.D., 2017)
  • Cape Fear Community College (Paralegal Technology Certificate-Real Property Track, 2013)
  • Appalachian State University (B.S., Political Science 2011)

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2017

Honors and Distinctions

  • Legal Elite – Young Guns, Business NC, 2022
  • Leadership Wilmington, Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Class of 2021-2022
  • Elon Law Review, Staff Editor 2016-2017
  • Elon Law Leadership Fellow, 2014-2017
  • Appalachian State University Vice President of the Student Body, 2010-2011

Professional and Personal Affiliations

  • WHQR Community Advisory Board (“CAB”), Secretary, 2023-present
  • New Hanover County Bar Association, Board Member, 2023-present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member (Real Property and Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law sections)
  • St. James Episcopal Church, Member
  • Hanover Seaside Club, Member
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout (Troop 215 – Wilmington, NC)