Nicolai A. Schurko: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Nicolai A. Schurko

Nicolai Schurko is an associate with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin in the firm's technology, media & intellectual property practice group. His practice consists of advising corporations, healthcare providers, and other entities on compliance with state and federal data breach notification and privacy laws. Additionally, a portion of his practice concentrates on the defense of design professionals in construction claims and intellectual property disputes.
Phone(215) 575-2701

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Privacy / Data Security
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
University University of Pittsburgh (B.S. in Business Administration, Major: Finance; Minor: Economics, magna cum laude, 2006)
Law SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2010 Trial Advocacy Award, 2010, Pittsburgh Tax Review, Articles Editor
Admitted2010, Pennsylvania; 2010, New Jersey; 2010, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey; 2011, U.S District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

Philadelphia Bar Association

•Pennsylvania Bar Association


Nicolai focuses his practice on aviation and commercial litigation matters. As a member of the firm's Aviation Litigation Practice Group, Nick regularly represents aircraft operators and owners, component manufacturers, airlines, and airports. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to various complex litigation matters including business disputes, interpretation of contracts and insurance policies, product liability matters, and construction defect litigation.

Nicolai previously worked within the Professional Liability and Technology, Media, and Data Security Departments of the firm, where he handled cases ranging from defending various professionals in malpractice actions to advising entities regarding state and federal data privacy laws. He gained unique experience assisting clients in responding to data breaches, including issuing individual notifications pursuant to state and federal law, corresponding with state Attorneys General, and establishing identity theft prevention programs.

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey in the summer of 2009, Nicolai worked as a law clerk for the Pittsburgh-based general practice firm Goehring Rutter & Boehm. He is currently admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Past Employment Positions

•Goehring Rutter & Boehm, Pittsburgh, PA, Law Clerk, 2008 -2009

Year Joined Organization: 2009

Data Breach 101
Defense Digest Article • December 1, 2010
Federal - Technology & Intellectual Property, Key Points:11.1 million adults were victims of identity theft in 2009, suffering a combined $54 billion in total fraud, leading to potential claims against the entities that exposed the individuals to identity..., Defense Digest, Vol. 16, No. 4, December 2010

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August 16, 2013
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Reported CasesPublished Works: Data Breach 101, Defense Digest, December 2010
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Nicolai A. Schurko

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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