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Nick is a partner in the firm’s New York and Princeton offices who focuses his practice on insurance recovery litigation and counseling. Nick also represents clients in business disputes outside the insurance coverage context.

In his insurance recovery practice, Nick represents policyholder clients in catastrophic first-party property damage and business interruption claims. He is co-author, with partner Rich Lewis, of Business Income Insurance Disputes, a leading treatise on business interruption and time-element insurance issues. In his liability coverage work, Nick represents companies and executives under D&O and E&O policies. Nick has represented clients under general liability insurance policies for all manner of underlying claims, as well as claims under employment practices liability policies, inland marine insurance policies, and fidelity and crime policies. He has also worked on reinsurance arbitrations, including domestic and foreign confidential arbitrations.


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Camden, 2000, J.D., with highest honors
  • Yale University, 1996, B.A.

  • New Jersey
  • New York (admission pending)
  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Vice-chair (2017-2018)
    • Pro Bono Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Member, Advisory Committee NJ Law Journal – New Partner Forum 2012; CGL Reporter Editorial Board
  • Yale Latino Alumni Association
  • Co-chair, Excess & Umbrella Subcommittee, ABA Section of Litigation Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee
    • Legislative chair (2010-2012)
    • Secretary (2012-2013)
    • Vice-chair (2013-2014)
    • Chair (2014-2015)