NicholasHodges (Nick)


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Nick Hodges represents public and private companies in complex litigation and government investigations throughout the United States.

Nick has experience in all stages of litigation, including trials, appeals, motion practice, mediations, arbitrations, and discovery. Nick's experience covers a variety of matters, including trade secrets, data privacy and cybersecurity, securities fraud, products liability, antitrust, public nuisance, RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), unfair competition, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty. Nick also defends clients in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general involving possible violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Anti-Kickback Statutes (AKS), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and state public nuisance laws. Nick maintains an active pro bono practice.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Nick clerked in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.


  • MedImpact wins summary judgment in trade secret case over misuse of its pharmacy benefit management technologyJones Day successfully represented MedImpact Healthcare Systems in this international trade secret litigation against IQVIA arising out of a joint venture relationship.
  • National retailer defends against tort and public nuisance claims related to prescription opiate MDLJones Day is defending a national retailer against tort and public nuisance and related industry claims asserted in In re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL No. 2804.
  • Qualcomm achieves global settlement with AppleJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple Inc. and four contract manufacturers of Apple devices in a lawsuit involving claims for breach of contract and violations of federal antitrust laws and the California Unfair Competition Law.
  • Autres publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day


    Solving the Zero Problem: Marginal Analysis as a Second Best Alternative to Cost-Benefit Analysis, 27 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 159, [viii] (2016)


    Multi-Tiered Preemption: Regulating Fracking at the Federal, State, and Local Levels, 38 Environs: Envtl. L. & Pol'y J. 167, 190 (2015)

    Accountable Care Organizations: Realigning the Incentive Problems in the U.S. Health Care System, 26 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 99, 130 (2015)