Nellie E. Hestin

Nellie E. Hestin



  • Boston University School of Law, 2009, J.D., magna cum laude, Member, Public Interest Journal; Edward C. Stone Moot Court Competition; Homer Albers Prize Moot Court Competition
  • Duquesne University, 2006, B.A., summa cum laude, Mathematics and Classical Latin

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit

Nellie is an associate in the Financial Industry Group, practicing in the area of Financial Services Litigation. Nellie’s practice primarily consists of representing financial industry clients in all stages of litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, and particularly in matters involving mutual fund investments, securities lending, Ponzi schemes, derivatives, and mortgage lending and servicing. Nellie also has experience in general commercial litigation, including commercial contract, tort, and statutory claims, intellectual property disputes, antitrust, and internal investigations.

Employment History

  • 2012 - Reed Smith
  • 2010 - Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
    • Associate; Summer Associate in 2008