As a commercial litigator advising clients in state and federal courts across the country, Nick takes a focused, efficient, and aggressive approach to resolving his clients legal and business issues.

Nick, a partner in BFKN’s Litigation Group, has a broad-based practice and significant experience in all stages of the litigation process. He advises clients in the fashion, real estate, and motor vehicle industries in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts nationwide, with a keen focus on achieving favorable results at the earliest possible stage of any dispute. Nick has won case-dispositive motions for his clients at the motion to dismiss and summary judgment stages, in cases asserting trademark infringement and other intellectual property violations, violations of the Sherman Act, breach of contract, and fraud, among other claims. Nick also maintains an active practice advising clients in resolving disputes short of litigation, achieving efficient and favorable results without the burden of litigation.

Prior to joining BFKN, Nick was an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.

While attending law school at the University of Michigan, Nick served as a contributing editor to the Michigan Journal of Race and Law and as a Senior Judge in its Legal Practice Program.



  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • DePauw University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2010




  • Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers (2020-2024)
  • 40 & Under List, Benchmark Litigation (2022-2023)
  • 40 & Under 2023
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