Nicole has counseled and represented clients involving employment matters, ranging from conducting investigations and developing plans of action for handling challenging employees, to defending clients in wrongful discharge and discrimination cases. She has also successfully defended clients in actions involving Michigan’s Public Accommodations Act.
Nicole is motivated and committed to representing her clients in a manner that is professional and cost-effective regardless of the size of the claim. Many of the matters she’s handled on behalf of large national retailers and other companies have involved catastrophic injuries or death. As daunting as the facts and potential exposure might be, she works with her team to preserve the client’s image and provide the best possible outcome.
Nicole was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2012 and a Super Lawyer since 2013. She was also honored as a Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Association in 2013.
After receiving her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University, Nicole attended Michigan State University College of Law, where she was invited to join the Moot Court Board, captained the Fordham Kaufman Securities Regulation moot court team, served as Note & Comment Editor of the Michigan State International Law Review, and was named Director of Public Affairs and Parliamentarian of the Student Bar Association. She received her law degree, cum laude, and was given the Ralph Rose & Samuel Help Award for outstanding oral advocacy.