Nick is a partner leading the insurance bad faith and personal injury litigation for the firm.
Prior to joining C&B Law Group, Nick was a trial attorney for a boutique firm specializing in insurance bad faith litigation throughout the state of California. He successfully represented people from all walks of life against billion-dollar insurance companies, including Anthem, Blue Shield, Oscar and New York Life. Nick also successfully represented clients in select personal injury cases, including child sexual abuse and catastrophic personal injury.
Prior to entering private practice, Nick served as a Deputy County Counsel and a Deputy District Attorney.
As a Deputy County Counsel, Nick litigated matters involving the California Environmental Quality Act, planning and zoning law, child dependency, taxation and bankruptcy. He represented and advised the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Planning and Building Department, Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, Department of Social Services, Department of Agriculture, Sheriff’s Office, District Attorney’s Office, Probation Department, Public Works Department, Environmental Health Services, Veterans Services and the Emergency Operations Center.
As a Deputy District Attorney, Nick was a member of the trial team. He prosecuted a wide variety of cases, including cocaine trafficking, white collar crime, elder abuse, domestic abuse, robbery and attempted murder.
Nick earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA, with a major in Economics and a minor in Political Science. He graduated in 3 years.
Nick earned his law degree from Loyola Law School. While at Loyola, he clerked for the Compton Branch of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office (in the Victim Impact Program), the United States Attorney’s Office and the Major Crimes Unit of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. While clerking for the Major Crimes Unit, Nick worked exclusively on cold murder cases. Highlights included working on People v. Knight (featured on Dateline) and People v. Durst (subject of the HBO Docuseries The Jinx).
Nick’s community service includes serving on a city planning commission (including as chairperson), the board of directors of a local non-profit assisting survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and coaching youth baseball.