Nicole joined Ropes & Gray in 2016 as an associate in the litigation department. 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.
- Represents Arby’s in defending against consumer and financial institution putative class actions arising out of a data security breach.
- Represented leading biotechnology company in antitrust and contract interference suit, securing dismissal of all claims.
- Represents investment advisory firms during SEC examinations.
- Represented large insurance and financial service provider in data breach investigation, response, and nationwide notification.
- Co-author, “FTC’s First Foray into Gig Economy Data Security,” Law360 (August 28, 2017)