Nathan Hatfield

Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel

Before joining Recursion, Nathan Hatfield was a corporate and securities lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he represented venture-backed technology and life science companies through all stages of growth. His practice focused on entity formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and public company governance.

At Recursion, Nathan has held multiple key leadership roles including leading the initial establishment of the finance and accounting functions, serving as head of the operations leadership team and most recently as Chief Legal Officer. Over the last seven years, Nathan drove the legal strategy and execution of numerous equity financings, debt financings and Recursion’s initial public offering, helping raise over $1.1 billion in funding. Nathan has also played a critical role in building Recursion’s public company compliance and corporate governance structure and has helped lead multiple mergers and acquisitions, including Recursion’s acquisition of Valence, Cyclica and Vium.   

Nathan studied finance and law at the University of Washington, earning his bachelor's degree, an MBA, and a Juris Doctorate. When not practicing the dark arts, Nathan enjoys cooking for family and friends, hiking, and fishing.