Nicole is a litigation associate dedicated to identifying the core issues of a legal dispute and working with her clients to develop creative legal solutions. Her hard work and dedication result in zealous representation for her clients throughout the litigation process. She represents both individuals and businesses in complex civil litigation, including contract, real estate, and construction disputes.
Prior to joining the firm, Nicole served as a law clerk to the Honorable Brett A. Kassabian of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. Her clerkship experience in Virginia’s busiest trial court provided Nicole with unparalleled insight into hundreds of cases, including both successful and unsuccessful litigation strategies.
Nicole also has experience working as a transactional attorney with developers, investors and lenders on a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing. She represented clients in the negotiation and drafting of various commercial real estate agreements, and assisted with conducting title reviews, coordinating closings and drafting corporate documents and agreements. She also assisted in the drafting and negotiation of construction, consulting, design, development, installation and other construction-related agreements for large office, residential, hotel and mixed-use projects.
Nicole uses this experience in her representation of clients to better understand the nuances of a contract when litigating the issues.
During law school, Nicole graduated in the top 10% of her class, and also served as the Notes and Comments editor for the University of Richmond Journal of Law and Technology.
J.D., University of Richmond School of Law,
- Magna Cum Laude
- Order of the Coif
- McNeil Honor Society
- Journal of Law and Technology
- Notes & Comments Editor
- Richmond Honor Council
- B.S., Appalachian State University
- Civil litigation
- Commercial litigation
- Construction litigation
- Real estate
- Order of the Coif, University of Richmond School of Law
Law Clerk to the Honorable Brett A. Kassabian, Fairfax Circuit Court, 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, 2018-2019
Fairfax Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association