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Nicole joined as an associate in 2018 and focuses her practice on transactional work including leases and portfolio expansions. She was one of Reed Smith’s 2016 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Scholars and later joined the firm’s 2017 summer associate class. Nicole has worked on various employee benefits matters and, since her time as a summer associate, has been involved with the Name Change Project.


  • Duquesne University School of Law, 2018, J.D., Executive Articles Editor, Duquesne Law Review; Editor-in-Chief, Juris Magazine; President, Duquesne Intellectual Property Law Association; Secretary-Treasurer, Black Law Students Association (2016-17); Unemployment Compensation Clinic (2016-17); PIPLA 2018 Student Leadership Award; CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Research and Writing II
  • University of Arizona, 2015, B.A., English, with a minor in Creative Writing (Nonfiction); English Honors Program; Co-Editor-in-Chief, Persona Magazine; Copy Chief, The Daily Wildcat
  • University of Arizona, 2015, B.S., Molecular & Cellular Biology

  • Pennsylvania