Chicago attorney Nicole L. Simmons

Nicole L. Simmons

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Phone:   630-434-0400 ext. 112

Direct Line:   (630) 541-1248

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Nicole focuses her practice in business transactions and commercial litigation. She represents business and insurance clients in litigation, contract, risk management, and compliance matters. She advises clients in contract matters, including negotiation, drafting, and evaluation of a variety of agreements including RFPs, subcontracts, licensing, wholesale, vendor, and professional consulting agreements. When litigation arises, she has experience representing clients in federal and state courts across the country on a range of matters involving commercial disputes, products liability, professional liability, employment, proprietary information and trade secrets. She has experience advising clients through government investigation and compliance matters. She has experience in all phases of litigation, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution.

Nicole served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Raya S. Dreben at the Massachusetts Appeals Court and also served as capital case law clerk at the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2010
  • Illinois, 2008
  • Massachusetts, 2002


  • Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Saint Norbert College
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Former Co-Chair YLD Air and Space Law Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Boston College Law School National Moot Court Team
  • The Peter A. Donovan Third-Year Oral Advocate Award
  • The Wendell F. Grimes Outstanding Advocacy Award

Past Employment Positions

  • Adler, Murphy & McQuillen, LLP
  • U.S. District Court – Dist. Of Arizona
  • Massachusetts Appeals Court

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