Nicholas Dube is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s litigation department. He advises clients in complex commercial litigation, including contractual and securities matters, at both trial and appellate levels. His experience includes representing clients in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and foreign anti-corruption laws, constitutional law, anti-kickback statutes, as well as internal and government-initiated investigations.
Nicholas also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing civil rights litigants and criminal defendants in appellate matters.
Prior to joining the litigation department, Nicholas served as a law clerk to the Honorable Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. During law school, Nicholas served as Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review.
- Successfully challenged $600 million New York statute assessing fee on the sale of pharmaceutical products on dormant Commerce Clause grounds, securing preliminary injunction of enforcement of the statute.
- Represents an executive in litigation brought by the SEC regarding allegations of insider trading.
- Performs global anti-corruption risk assessments and internal investigations for multinational corporations, with particular focus on Italian anti-corruption law.
- Advised health care institution in connection with investigation of allegations of research misconduct.
- Represented mutual fund investment advisers against claims of excessive fees under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
- Won reversal of summary judgment at the Eleventh Circuit on Section 1983 suit for excessive force.
- Drafted amicus briefs in the Supreme Court and courts of appeals.
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2016; Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review
- AB (History & The Classics), magna cum laude, Harvard College, 2012; Phi Beta Kappa