Avery Nickerson
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Avery L. L. Nickerson


Avery L. L. Nickerson graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2018, where she was a head coach, staff editor, and award-winning competitor of the Cardozo Moot Court Honor Society. At the culmination of her law school career, Ms. Nickerson received the Jacob Burns Medal for achievement in scholastic activities, as well as the Cardozo Service and Achievement Award for her contributions to the Cardozo community during her tenure as the Secretary of the Student Bar Association. Ms. Nickerson attended the University of San Diego, where she received her B.A. in Marine Science, with a minor in Chemistry.

During her time at Cardozo Law, Ms. Nickerson was a legal intern at the Innocence Project, where she handled complex legal issues involving the wrongful incarceration of her clients. She also managed a variety of property and employment contractual claims, as well as intellectual property claims while working as a legal intern for a presidential campaign.



  • Mound Cotton Crisis Management Blog


Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter with Kenneth Labbate, COVID 19 and Professional Lines: Claims and Underwriting Impacts, in-house presentation for insurer, February 10, 2021.
  • Co-presenter with Kenneth Labbate, Diversity & Inclusion, in-house presentation for insurer, 2019.


New York, 2019
Third Department (NY), 2019


J.D., magna cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2018
– Order of the Coif
B.A., University of San Diego, 2015