Nicole joined Ropes & Gray in 2016 as an associate in the litigation and enforcement group. She maintains a diverse practice, including privacy and data security actions, commercial litigation, and government and internal investigations. Nicole’s pro bono practice includes the representation of asylum applicants, domestic violence victims, and low-income housing tenants.
During law school, Nicole was an articles editor of the Harvard Law & Policy Review, an executive board member of the Law & Social Change Program of Study, and a participant in the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Prior to law school, Nicole worked as a teacher and on Teach For America’s recruitment team.
- Represents LabMD in Eleventh Circuit challenge to the first ever FTC decision holding a company liable for allegedly having unreasonable data security practices in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act.
- Represented leading biotechnology company in Eastern District of California antitrust and contract interference suit, securing dismissal of all claims.
- Counseled large insurance and financial service provider in data breach investigation, response, and nationwide notification.
- Advised global oil and gas company in review of its anticorruption and trade compliance program.
- Represented investment advisory firm during SEC examination.
- Co-author, “FTC’s First Foray into Gig Economy Data Security,” Law360 (August 28, 2017)