Nick's practice focuses on environmental, toxic tort, mass tort and products liability litigation, permitting and compliance with environmental regulations, and defending against alleged violations of environmental regulations. He also has experience in Real Property litigation, injury law and Default Servicing litigation.
Nick began his career with a commercial litigation and insurance defense firm in Chicago, Illinois, where he managed a national corporate compliance and insurance defense team responsible for defending claims on behalf of large industrial clients in several states across the country. His experience there included the defense of workers’ compensation matters, litigating and trying cases involving industrial accidents and commercial matters, as well as collections, evictions and administrative law issues. His experience also includes extensive contract work including employment contracts, vendor agreements, commercial leases and settlement agreements. He has tried numerous cases before the Workers’ Compensation Commission, as well as in State Courts. In addition to his litigation duties, Nick oversaw the creation and maintenance of a national employment law compliance database for the benefit of his clients and advised said clients as they expanded into new states.
Since coming to Michigan, Nick has worked primarily in the fields of real property litigation and default servicing litigation, representing clients ranging from large multinational financial institutions to individuals. He has conducted trials in both Circuit and District Courts in Michigan and has appeared several times before the Michigan Court of Appeals. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Nicholas was a litigation manager for a boutique real property firm with a sizable litigation docket.