Nick is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who represents individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies in civil and commercial litigation. Nick’s experience includes representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes, prosecuting and defending against breach of contract claims under both common law and the UCC, responding to complaints and investigative inquiries from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), defending companies of all sizes against claims brought under the Ohio Consumer Sales Practice Act (OSCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), as well as representing Fortune 100 financial institutions against claims brought under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and many others.
In addition to civil and commercial litigation, Nick also has significant experience representing health care providers, including large hospital systems, on all types of contracting and reimbursement issues including dealing with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations and self-funded plans governed by ERISA, helping providers deal with contracted and non-contracted referenced-based pricing plans, defending hospitals against alleged violations of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as counseling providers on compliance with Medicare, Medicaid, Anti-kickback, Stark, and other regulations. Nick also has experience with practice acquisitions and sales, as well as office leasing.
Nick is experienced in all phases of complex commercial litigation including mediation and trials, and also has experience handling matters in state and federal appellate courts.