Nick Spar

Associate

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  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2016; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Columbia Human Rights Law Review, staff writer
  • BA (History), 2012; James B. Angell Scholar; The Michigan Daily, managing editor

Qualifications

  • New York, 2017

Nick Spar

Associate

Nick Spar is an associate in the litigation department at Ropes & Gray. Nick graduated from Columbia Law School as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

During law school, Nick worked at the New York State Office of the Inspector General, and served as a staff writer on the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. Prior to joining the firm, Nick was a paralegal at a real estate tax law firm.

Experience

  • Representing investors in residential mortgage-backed securities trusts in breach of contract actions pending in New York State
  • Defending large chain in response to class-action litigations stemming from data security breaches
  • Representing multinational financial services firm in regulatory inquiries, audits, and exams in connection with futures and swaps products
  • Drafted memorandum advising an immigration working group consisting of various advocacy organizations and a state attorney general on the legality of the federal government’s recent immigration enforcement actions
  • Obtained a favorable settlement in Kings County Family Court for pro bono client facing adverse determination in neglect proceedings.