Nicole Chipi represents clients in complex commercial litigation, class actions, white collar criminal matters, and internal investigations. She also defends claims pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Her experience includes planning and assisting in company investigations, handling witness interviews, direct examination of witnesses at trial, drafting motions, taking depositions, and managing e-discovery.
Nicole maintains an active pro bono practice and has successfully represented individuals with asylum claims through Jones Day's Laredo Project, with a particular focus on claims related to persecution of LGBTQ individuals. Nicole has also represented victims of human trafficking in Cambodia in connection with restitution claims under the PROTECT Act.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Nicole was a program director for the arts at a large American nonprofit foundation. She remains actively engaged in the South Florida arts community and currently sits on the board of Locust Projects, Miami's longest-running alternative art space.
- University of Miami (J.D. summa cum laude 2018); Florida International University (B.A. in Psychology 2011)
- Florida and District of Columbia
- Law Clerk, Appellate Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida (Fall 2017)
- Extern to Judge Adalberto Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (Spring 2018); Intern to Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida (Summer 2016)