Avery Nickerson
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Avery L. Nickerson


Avery is an associate with experience across multiple practice areas, including construction defects claims, crisis management, and professional liability. She represents clients in complex and commercial litigations involving contracts, construction, intentional torts, fraud, product liability, real estate, cybercrime, and insurance. She advises clients through real estate and business transactions.

She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she participated in the Moot Court Honor Society and contributed to the Fashion Law Society, Environmental Law Society, and New York Democratic Lawyers Council. During her studies, Avery was a legal intern for a presidential campaign and the Innocence Project.

She graduated from University of San Diego with a B.A. in Marine Science and a minor in Chemistry.


Bylined Articles

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter, “COVID 19 and Professional Lines: Claims and Underwriting Impacts,” in-house presentation for insurer, New York, February 10, 2021
  • Co-presenter, “Errors & Omissions Coverage,” in-house presentation for insurer, Chicago, Illinois, January 2020
  • Co-presenter, “Diversity & Inclusion,” in-house presentation for insurer, New York, New York, March 2019


New York, 2019
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


J.D., magna cum laude, Cardozo School of Law, 2018: Moot Court Honor Society, 2016–2018; Order of the Coif, May 2018; Jacob Burns Medal for Achievement in Scholastic Activities, May 2018; Cardozo Service and Achievement Award, May 2018
B.A., University of San Diego, 2015

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