Biography

Nicole focuses on complex environmental litigation and a diverse array of regulatory matters.

Nicole untangles complex environmental law matters into manageable tasks to ensure that clients achieve their desired outcomes. She has experience with a variety of issues arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and handles regulatory compliance issues related to mobile source emissions under the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Prior to joining B&D, Nicole clerked in the civil litigation practice area of a mid-Atlantic law firm. Additionally, she worked as a Law Clerk in the Environment & Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as an Honors Law Clerk in the Airports and Environmental Law Division of the Federal Aviation Administration.

During her time at American University Washington College of Law, Nicole acted as Editor-in-Chief of the Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief, as a Research Dean’s Fellow, and as a student attorney representing small business owners and tenant associations on corporate and commercial matters related to the operation, transactions, and compliance.

Nicole maintains an active pro bono practice focused on LGBT individuals seeking asylum.

Education

  • University of Maryland - College Park  (B.A., 2016)
    • Government & Politics
    • Minors in Environmental Studies and Spanish
  • American University  (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
    • Sustainable Development Law and Policy Publication, Editor-in-Chief
    • Pace University National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, Competitor

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia