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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 third-party liability coverage work, Nick represents companies and executives under D&O and E&O policies, and has represented clients under general liability insurance policies for all manner of underlying claims, including long-tail environmental and asbestos claims that have involved complicated coverage and allocation issues He has also handled matters under employment practices liability policies, inland marine insurance policies, and fidelity and crime policies. Nick has gone to verdict in jury and non-jury trials on several cases, and has 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.

  • Nueva Jersey
  • Nueva York (pendiente de habilitación)
  • Pensilvania

  • 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)

Notable Quotes

  • 28 October 2022, “Superstorm Sandy Leaves Long Insurance Legacy At 10 Years,” Law360 Insurance Authority