Washington, DC

Nathan A. Cardon

  • Associate
  • Direct Dial: +1 202.434.4254
  • Fax: +1 202.434.4646
  • Professional Assistants: Gaynelle Costner, Aileen Hamilton, and Amanda Davis, Ph: +1 202.434.4347

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001

Nathan Cardon’s practice focuses on product safety, privacy, data security, advertising, energy efficiency, labeling, and other fields related to consumer protection. He has extensive experience applying, interpreting, and drafting regulations within these areas.

In his product safety practice, Mr. Cardon counsels clients on risk management and product safety strategies, responses to allegations of incidents or unsafe products. He also advises on compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requirements, including those of the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, the Federal Hazardous Substances Act, the Poison Prevention Packaging Act, and others. In addition, Mr. Cardon helps clients address the increasing array of state consumer product requirements, with special emphasis on green chemistry reporting and packaging warning requirements.

In his privacy, data security, and advertising practice, Mr. Cardon is involved in a wide variety of consumer protection matters. This includes compliance with laws, regulations, and standards governing connected products, children’s privacy, marketing to children, cross-device tracking, mobile apps, commercial email messages, online behavioral advertising (OBA), contests and sweepstakes, endorsements and testimonials, data breach notification, and cybersecurity.  

Mr. Cardon counsels clients on the listing and delisting of substitutes for ozone-depleting substances under the Montreal Protocol and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Significant New Alternatives Policy Program. He assists appliance manufacturers on energy efficiency requirements, as well as accessibility requirements.

Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Mr. Cardon was a senior counsel to Commissioner Nancy A. Nord at the CPSC. In earlier private practice, he assisted clients in compliance investigations related to federal regulations, government contracts requirements, and congressional ethics rules. 

Mr. Cardon is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in U.S. and European concentrations (CIPP/US and CIPP/E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and a contributing author of the Consumer Protection Connection blog.


Practice Areas


  • Brigham Young University
    • B.A., 2005
  • University of Chicago
    • J.D., 2008

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association
    The Federalist Society
    International Consumer Product Health &
    Safety Organization
    International Association of Privacy Professionals