“End of an Era: The Legacy of a Texas Legal Triumvirate”

 by Mary Alice Robbins

Texas Lawyer, November 20, 2000


Nat Wells

L.N.D. (“Nat”) Wells, Jr.


Counsel. Born Akron, Ohio, August 24, 1914; admitted to bar 1937, Texas; Board Certified, Labor Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Practice Area: Labor and Employment Law.
1943, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1945, U.S. Supreme Court; 1947, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1950, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1953, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1959, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia District; 1960, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1968, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 1969, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit.
Texas Christian University (A.B., 1934); Columbia University (LL.B., 1937).
NLRB Attorney, Fort Worth, St. Louis and Washington Headquarters, 1937-1946.  Chairman, Southwest Legal Foundation, Labor Law Section, 1956-1958.  Member, Advisory Committee on Rules of Procedure, Supreme Court of Texas, 1949-1987.  Member, State Bar of Texas (Chairman, Labor Law Section, 1952); American Bar Association (Chairman, Labor Law Section, 1955-1956; Member, House of Delegates, 1959-1960).