- Commercial Litigation
- 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 School||University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D., cum laude, 2010 Trial Advocacy Award, 2010, Pittsburgh Tax Review, Articles Editor|
|Admitted||2010, 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
|Reported Cases||Published Works: Data Breach 101, Defense Digest, December 2010|
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