Nicole M.Perry

Partner

Houston + 1.832.239.3791

Nicole Perry leads trial teams with nearly 15 years of experience and attains results. Most recently, she achieved on behalf of defendants dismissal of nine human trafficking matters filed across the country, a non-suit of fraud and other claims after just three weeks of litigation, and a zero-dollar settlement in a cybersecurity-related arbitration.

Nicole focuses on complex civil litigation in state and federal courts, with an emphasis on technology matters across all industries. Nicole has significant hearing, trial, and arbitration experience and has represented clients in Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act cases, preemption matters, purported class actions, trade secret and copyright lawsuits, declaratory judgment actions, fraud and breach of contract proceedings, and employment disputes. She counsels many clients on incident response following a data breach, and she regularly advises on data protection measures and compliance with privacy laws and standards to minimize potential exposure. Nicole has in-depth knowledge of the enterprise software industry and particular experience advising more than 25 clients on open-source software licensing risks. She regularly speaks and writes on cybersecurity, open source, and anti-human trafficking topics.

Nicole is the Houston Office hiring partner and a member of the Firmwide Litigation Associate Training Committee. She previously served as the Pro Bono partner in Houston, and she continues to lead Firm anti-human trafficking initiatives related to public awareness and data issues. Nicole was recently awarded the Outstanding Leadership in Pro Bono Partnerships award by a Firm client for her ability to foster collaborative partnerships in pro bono and community service matters.

Experiencia

  • Ansys Acquires Phoenix Integration, Inc.Jones Day advised Ansys, Inc. in its acquisition of Phoenix Integration, Inc., a provider of software that enables model-based engineering (MBE) and model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to customers across multiple industries, particularly in the aerospace and defense sectors.
  • GMR prevails in Eighth CircuitJones Day obtained a significant victory for Global Medical Response, Inc. in Eighth Circuit cross-appeals involving regulation of air ambulances.
  • Air Evac secures preliminary injunction against Commissioner of Insurance for State of West VirginiaJones Day secured a preliminary injunction for Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Air Evac EMS, Inc. (“Air Evac”) against the Commissioner of Insurance for the State of West Virginia.
  • Allies Against Slavery obtains advice on licensing agreements and privacy policy for Lighthouse softwareJones Day advised Allies Against Slavery, a Texas non-profit organization, in licensing and privacy matters related to the Lighthouse software.
  • Med-Trans defends against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in South CarolinaJones Day represents Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Med-Trans Corporation ("Med-Trans") against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in South Carolina alleging Med-Trans charges improper fees for its services.
  • REACH defends against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in CaliforniaJones Day represents Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary REACH Air Medical Services, LLC ("REACH") against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in California alleging REACH charges improper fees for its services.
  • ANSYS acquires Granta Design LimitedJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, in their acquisition of Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology, and Granta Design Limited has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSYS.
  • Air Evac's summary judgment victory affirmed in Fourth CircuitJones Day represented Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Air Evac EMS, Inc. ("Air Evac"), which sued the State of West Virginia seeking to enjoin it from applying limits on reimbursement for air ambulance services to patients who are either covered by workers' compensation insurance or public employee insurance, as well as from prohibiting "balance-billing" of policy-holders.
  • Air Evac wins full dismissal of consumer class action in West VirginiaJones Day is representing a network of life-saving emergency air transport carriers that includes Air Evac EMS, Inc. against claims filed in various jurisdictions around the country that allege the air ambulance carriers charge improper fees for their services.
  • Pathways to Law Program, a supplemental learning program for Houston students, kicks off the 2018-2019 school year at Pilgrim Academy and Oak Forest ElementaryJones Day Houston lawyers are partnering with lawyers from Chevron in the Pathways to Law Program, a supplemental learning program for students in Houston.
  • Air Evac obtains affirmation of dismissal of putative class action by Tenth CircuitJones Day represents Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Air Evac EMS, Inc. ("Air Evac") against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in Oklahoma alleging Air Evac charges improper fees for its services.
  • Air Evac's district court dismissal of putative class action affirmed in Eighth CircuitJones Day represents Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Air Evac EMS, Inc. ("Air Evac") against claims filed on behalf of a putative class of consumers in Arkansas alleging Air Evac charges improper fees for its services.
  • Air Evac wins motion for summary judgment and permanent injunction against the State of TexasJones Day represents Global Medical Response, Inc. subsidiary Air Evac EMS, Inc. ("Air Evac"), an air ambulance carrier, in a federal lawsuit against various Texas state officials who administer the state's workers'-compensation system.
  • ANSYS acquires OPTISJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, on its acquisition of OPTIS, a premier provider of software for scientific simulation of light, human vision, and physics-based visualization.
  • Med-Trans wins full dismissal of consumer class action in FloridaJones Day represents a network of life-saving emergency air transport carriers that includes Med-Trans Corp. (“Med-Trans”) against claims filed in various jurisdictions around the United States alleging that air ambulance carriers charge improper fees for their services.
  • Riverside acquires SpirionJones Day represented The Riverside Company in connection with its investment in and related financing of Spirion (f/k/a Identity Finder), a St. Petersburg, Florida-based provider of IT security and data privacy software.
  • Rivian receives strategic investment from Sumitomo Corporation of AmericasJones Day advised Rivian in the strategic investment by Sumitomo Corporation of Americas.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in E.careJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in E.care bvba, a developer of software supporting patient treatment processes in hospitals.
  • EMERAM Capital Partners invests in MeonaJones Day represented EMERAM Capital Partners GmbH in connection with its investment in Meona GmbH, a Germany-based innovative clinical software leader.
  • TesTeachers sold to ExamFXJones Day advised TesTeachers, LLC in its sale to ExamFX, a division of Ascend Learning, LLC, a provider of online educational services to test, assess, and certify individuals for various professional services, such as insurance, nursing, financial advising, and others.
  • Ponencias

    • January 27, 2021
      Data: A Powerful Resource in the Fight Against Human Trafficking, Rotary Action Group Against Slavery Virtual Summit
    • October 27, 2020
      Privacy Law, Guest Lecturer at Internet Law Class, University of Houston Law Center
    • October 7, 2020
      Cyber and Privacy Hot Topics, CISO Executive Network
    • August 19, 2020
      Third-Party Cyber Risks, CISO Executive Network
    • July 31, 2020
      Cybersecurity: Risk Mitigation and Ethical Obligations for Lawyers, Houston Bar Association
    • May 13, 2020
      Managing Identities and Access, CISO Executive Network
    • March 25, 2020
      Data Protection, Security, and Privacy, CISO Executive Network
    • January 22, 2020
      CCPA Update and Incident Response Planning, CISO Executive Network
    • November 13, 2019
      California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: What You Need to Know, CISO Executive Network
    • October 22,2019
      Privacy Law, Guest Lecturer at Internet Law Class, University of Houston Law Center
    • October 2, 2019
      Inside the Insider Threat, CISO Executive Network
    • July 31, 2019
      Not Just a Copyright License: The Importance of Patent Rights in Open Source Software Licensing, American Bar Association
    • March 27, 2019
      Cybersecurity: Three Goals for Boards of Directors
    • January 30, 2019
      GDPR Regulatory Enforcement, CISO Executive Network
    • January 17, 2019
      Just How Free is it? Open Source Software Licensing, Compliance, and Risk Mitigation
    • November 13, 2018
      Privacy and Security for Lawyers: Legal and Ethical Guidelines for Managing Evolving Risks, Houston Association of Women Lawyers
    • November 8, 2018
      Hot Topics in Open Source Licensing, Three Emerging Technology Fields That Will Change Your IP Practice
    • November 7, 2018
      Recent California Privacy Regulations, CISO Executive Network
    • October 24, 2018
      In-House Counsel Symposium, Houston Volunteer Lawyers
    • October 23, 2018
      Privacy Law, Guest Lecturer at Internet Law Class, University of Houston Law Center
    • October 3, 2018
      Data-Centric Security, CISO Executive Network
    • August 22, 2018
      Cloud Security and Third-Party Risk Management, CISO Executive Network
    • March 28, 2018
      Security Visibility, Monitoring, and Incident Response, CISO Executive Network
    • January 31, 2018
      Managing Vulnerabilities and Threats, CISO Executive Network
    • October 26, 2017
      Access Management, CISO Executive Network
    • September 21, 2017
      Security Visibility & Incident Response, CISO Executive Network
    • May 12, 2017
      Client Confidentiality in the Digital Age, Texas District & County Attorneys Association
    • May 10, 2017
      Eliminating the Weakest Link: Cybersecurity for Lawyers, Moms-in-Law Quarterly Luncheon
    • April 20, 2017
      Identity: The Human Factor, CISO Executive Network
    • March 9, 2017
      The Endpoint: How to Protect Vulnerable IoT Devices from Data Attacks, CISO Executive Network
    • January 12, 2017
      Client Confidentiality in the Digital Age: Cybersecurity Ethics and Risk Mitigation for Lawyers, Houston Bar Association
    • September 15, 2016
      Eliminating the Weakest Link: Cybersecurity Ethics and Risk Mitigation for Lawyers
    • December 9, 2015
      Asian American Bar Association Panel Discussion: Is Your Data Safe? How to Prevent Data Breaches and Respond to Them After You've Been Hacked
    • December 8, 2015
      Center for Professional Education Joint SEC and Oil & Gas Conference: Cybersecurity, Data Breaches, and SEC Disclosures
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