Nicole counsels insurers on a variety of complex coverage matters and insurance coverage litigation throughout Illinois. She assists with all aspects of coverage litigation, from pleadings and discovery to mediation and settlement negotiation. Her background includes nearly two years as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Justice Mary L. Mikva in the Illinois Appellate Court.
Nicole earned her bachelor’s degree at Miami University and her juris doctor at the Washington University School of Law. While attending law school, she gained experience as a summer associate in the litigation, regulatory, and corporate practice groups at a Milwaukee-based law firm, working on labor and employment, business, immigration, trusts and estates, and pro bono matters. She also held internships in the Office of the Public Defender in St. Louis, Missouri, the Office of the State Appellate Defender in Chicago, Illinois, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.