Nicole D. Horowitz
Nicole Horowitz counsels clients on private funds regulation and compliance, including with regard to fiduciary duties, conflicts of interests, trading practices, and fee and expense disclosures under the federal securities laws, drawing on her litigation and enforcement experience to anticipate potential risk.
She has advised clients in the development and enhancement of their compliance programs, internal investigations, and enforcement matters, with a focus on securities and anti-corruption/anti-bribery issues. Nicole has also counseled private equity sponsors, investment advisers, and multinational companies on international risk issues related to transactions and investments. In addition, Nicole has experience in a broad range of civil litigation, including securities, antitrust, and complex commercial disputes. This includes all stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings and dispositive motions, managing all aspects of discovery, and representing clients at depositions and hearings.
Nicole holds a Masters in Art Business and previously worked for a major art collector. Given her background in the arts and fluency in Spanish, she focuses her pro bono efforts on advising arts organizations, such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), and obtaining grants of asylum for clients from Central America. Stemming from the relationship with SFMOMA, Nicole completed a secondment in 2018 during which she assisted the museum in establishing its litigation protocols, among other projects.