Nick Hidalgo is a litigator who represents clients in complex matters in a variety of settings, including class action lawsuits, multidistrict litigation, and international arbitration. Nick is experienced in many stages of litigation, including briefing and motions practice, written discovery, taking and preparing for depositions, and working with fact and expert witnesses in a range of substantive areas. His recent work includes defending a pharmaceutical manufacturer against claims brought under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act relating to an alleged "product hop." In addition, Nick has helped several companies update their policies and procedures to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, California Consumer Protection Act, and other data privacy and cybersecurity laws.
Nick also devotes time to pro bono matters. His pro bono experience includes drafting an amicus brief on behalf of a federal inmate in a Bivens-related matter before the Fourth Circuit. He represents clients seeking asylum before the Immigration Court and the Asylum Office and recently obtained a grant of asylum for an unaccompanied alien child who was targeted by criminal gangs in his home country. Nick also has provided legal services to under-represented communities in the Washington, D.C. area through the D.C. Bar Advice and Referral Clinic and the D.C. Landlord Tenant Resource Center.
- Harvard University (J.D. 2016; Weiler Scholar Award); Indiana University (B.A. in Chemistry and History with honors distinction 2013; Hutton Honors College; Herbert Presidential Scholar; Hudson and Holland Scholar; Phi Beta Kappa)
- District of Columbia, Illinois, and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois