Nicole’s practice consists of construction and real estate litigation, with an emphasis in defending real estate developers, home builders, and contractors.  She is well versed in all aspects of California’s substantive and procedural laws pertaining to construction defect claims.  Nicole has extensive experience managing claims under various insurance programs, including wrap-up policies, project specific insurance, home builder’s protective policies, and traditional general liability coverage.  She has presented to the home building industry on various topics, including risk management, pre-litigation procedures, and California’s statutory building standards.


  • J.D., 2012, Santa Clara University School of Law
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Mabie Award for the Outstanding Graduate at Santa Clara University School of Law, Class of 2012
    • Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal, Comments Editor
  • B.A., 2009, Sports Management, University of Michigan
    • Michigan Dance Team
    • Alpha Phi Fraternity


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